Self-Care Habits of Undergraduate Nursing Students at University of Lahore

  • Anita Javed Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sunil Mukhtar Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Iram Majeed Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Mohammad Afzal Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Syed Amir Gilani Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
Keywords: self-care in nursing students, stress and coping, nursing students

Abstract

Self-care is a dynamic decision to take an interest in the activities that are known to build general physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual well-being, improving inspiration, struggle for ideal wellbeing with support to change the way of life to move toward a condition of ideal wellbeing. Cross-sectional descriptive research design was used to conduct the study. Sample (n=133) was taken from nursing institutes by using convenient sampling. 5 point Likert scale base self-administered questionnaire was used for the collection of data. Data was analyzed by using SPSS version 21. Ethical clearance was obtained before research. One sample T test was applied. Nursing students have positive self-care habits as P value regarding self-care habits is significance (p=.000). The study of self-care practices is an important component of health promotion and disease prevention . Students have positive self-care habits related to health.It is clear stated that nursing students have adequate knowledge about self-care habits.

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2019-04-26
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Javed, A., Mukhtar, S., Majeed, I., Afzal, M., & Gilani, S. A. (2019). Self-Care Habits of Undergraduate Nursing Students at University of Lahore. International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 6(2), 47-53. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijssm.v6i2.22474
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