The Correlation between COVID-19 knowledge and stress levels on Students of NCIPS Junior High School Kupang, 2021

  • Graciela Maria Dolores Martins(1*)
    Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Regina Hutasoit(2)
  • Kartini Lidia(3)
  • (*) Corresponding Author
Keywords: English, Indonesia


Abstract: The knowledge of COVID-19 is prime important for community include adolescence in order to enable them to deal with stress, as well as strength for adaptation to the COVID-19.

Purposes : This research was conducted with the intention to understand if  there is any  correlation between knowledge of the students at SMP NCIPS, Kupang  about COVID-19 towards the level of stress.

Methods:  The research utilized an analytical cross-sectional study approach, involving 42 students from 49, who completed questionnaires on COVID-19 knowledge and perceived stress scales, and analyzed using Somers' D correlation test.

Results: The findings showed that, out of 42 respondents, 81% of NCIPS Kupang Junior High School students experienced moderate to very high stress, with 47.6% having sufficient knowledge and 38.1% having good knowledge. However, there was no significant correlation between COVID-19 knowledge and stress experienced by student

Conclusion: There was no significant correlation (p = 1,000)between  the level of knowledge of COVID-19 and the level of stress experienced by students at NCIPS Junior High School, Kupang.



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Martins, G. M., Hutasoit, R., & Lidia, K. (2023). The Correlation between COVID-19 knowledge and stress levels on Students of NCIPS Junior High School Kupang, 2021. Cendana Medical Journal, 11(2), 324-335.

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