A STUDY TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIAON QUALITY OF LIFE DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC AMONG PARENTS OF NURSING STUDENTS IN SRM COLLEGE OF NURSING, KATTANKULATHUR, CHENGALPATTU DISTRICT

Authors

  • Latha M
  • Baby R
  • Geetha K
  • C. Kanniammal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47750/pnr.2022.13.S09.179

Keywords:

Parents Of Nursing Students, COVID 19 pandemic.

Abstract

Corona disease (COVID-19) is a deadly disease which continues to affect the world. Media started constant reporting on COVID to the public. The main aim of the study to assess the impact of mass media on quality of life among parents of nursing students.Cross sectional study design was adopted. 203 parents of SRM nursing students who fulfilled the inclusion criteria were selected by Non- Probability convenient sampling technique. Structured questionnaire and Cross - sectional study design was used to conduct the study through google forms. During COVID pandemic most of them prefer (31.6%) social media, participants spent mass media about 1-2 hours (45.6%) per day. Most of the impact form of mass media is television (39%). Many of them have not been attended the psychiatric counselling (66.9%). The people are mostly convinced and moderately satisfied with mass media (45.6%). In the overview opinion of parents of nursing students there is no influence of mass media in relationships (27.9%).They were very satisfied with access to health service (32.4%). They felt panic, most of the time after watching the news (43.4%). They felt very depressed or hopeless after watching the news (41.9%). Most of the time they cannot concentrate on daily routine work and job life after watching the news on COVID-19 (37.5%). Most of the time they are affected emotionally due to physical distancing (36.8%). They felt either satisfied and dissatisfied with energy for every day life (39%). Majority of them dissatisfied with the conditions of living place (30.1%). Parents of nursing student’s quality of life were moderately affected during COVID-19 as compared to the pre COVID-19 period (39%). The demographic variables corresponding to the p values which are less than 0.01, are significantly associated high with “quality of life during COVID-19 such as sex, family income per month and medium of information.

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2022-11-17

How to Cite

Latha M, Baby R, Geetha K, & C. Kanniammal. (2022). A STUDY TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIAON QUALITY OF LIFE DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC AMONG PARENTS OF NURSING STUDENTS IN SRM COLLEGE OF NURSING, KATTANKULATHUR, CHENGALPATTU DISTRICT. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 1477–1480. https://doi.org/10.47750/pnr.2022.13.S09.179

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