Stress Level and Academic Adjustment of Married Female Students in Tertiary Institution. (A case study of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.Ondo State)

 

Authors: Osungbemiro Nelson R., Sanni O. Rafiu, Olaniyan R.F.and Fatoba Roseline

Email Address: bronelsonto03@gmail.com

Presentation Information:: Oral

Abstract: This study sought to investigate the stress and academic adjustment of married female students in Adeyemi college of Education Ondo, Ondo State. Stress and academic adjustment were treated as dependent variables. The independent variables comprised of age, department of study, part/level and marital status. For the purpose of investigation, descriptive survey method was employed. The sample comprised of 200 married undergraduates studying in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo and the respondents were randomly selected. Data sheet prepared by the investigator and questionnaire was used to collect data. The findings of the study revealed that 93(46.5%) of the respondents are not stressed, 67(33.5%) are moderately stressed and 40(20.0%) are extremely stressed. However, there is no significant relationship between the academic adjustment of married female students and age group(P>0.05). Also, there is no significant relationship between the levels of stressed of married female students and age group. Moreover, there is no significant relationship between the levels of stressed of married female students and their marital status. But, the study showed that there is significant relationship between the academic adjustment of married female students and their marital status(P<0.05).