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STRESSORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF JUNIOR STUDENTS OF SELECTED COLLEGES OF NURSING IN CABANATUAN CITY An Undergraduate Thesis Presented to` The Faculty of Wesleyan University Philippines Cabanatuan City __________________________________________________ In Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing __________________________________________________ Presented by: Junnel Galang Nina Riccella Guevarra Cielo Gumabon Austine Anne Javate Yeehlene Mamaril Dolores Mata Justine Therese Cara Mendoza Katherine Mercado John Albert Mones Jobelle Naranjo John Oliver Obien Cyreen Anne Oquio BSN IV-Blk. 4 (Group 3)

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This thesis entitled STRESSORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMAMCE OF JUNIOR STUDENTS OF SELECTED COLLEGES OF NURSING IN CABANATUAN prepared and submitted by BSN IV BLOCK 4 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree BACHERLOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING has been examined and is recommended for acceptance and approval for Oral Examination. ____________________________________ RIZZA C. ABINSAY, M.A.N, R.N Research Adviser THESIS COMMITTEE __________________________________ NORVIN. T MIGUEL, M.A.N, R.N, Chairman ___________________________ __________________________________ DOLORES R. GALANG, M.A.N.,R.N. MARIA THERESA R. GAMBOA, M.A.N.,R.N Member Member ___________________________ __________________________________ ANA MARIE R. GALANG, M.A.N., R.N. FE ADRIANO, M.A.N., R.N Member Member Approved by the Committee on oral examination on ________ with a grade of ____ PANEL OF EXAMINE __________________________________ NORVIN. T MIGUEL, M.A.N, R.N, Chairman ___________________________ __________________________________ DOLORES R. GALANG, M.A.N.,R.N. MARIA THERESA R. GAMBOA, M.A.N.,R.N Member Member ___________________________ __________________________________ ANA MARIE R. GALANG, M.A.N., R.N. FE ADRIANO, M.A.N., R.N Member Member Accepted and approved as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. (B.S.N.)

___________________________________ DOLORES R. GALANG R.N., M.A.N Dean, College of Nursing ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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The researchers wish to express their heartfelt thanks and sincerest gratitude to those who directly and indirectly helped this thesis successfully: The Almighty God who gave wisdom, courage, and strength to finish this study. Heartfelt sympathy and thanks to their beloved parents, for their immeasurable love, kindness, care, moral and financial support to achieve their chosen vocation including their sisters and brothers. Prof. Maria Theresa R. Gamboa, our research professor, for her enlightening comments and suggestions in editing this study. And for her encouragement and moral support. Prof. Norvin Miguel, for his profound advice and suggestions. Prof. Rizza Cacanta-Abinsay, who serves as their adviser for her valuable guidance and suggestions in the preparation and fulfillment for this study. Special thanks to Mr. Gener Subia, their energetic statistician, for their worthwhile suggestions, encouragement, and moral support. To the different deans of selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan namely Prof. Eppie DC Bugarin of Nueva Ecija University of Science of Technology, Prof. Amy Fe Juane of College of Immaculate Conception, and Prof. Dolores Galang of Wesleyan University Philippines for their cooperation and assistance to the researches during their conduct of questionnaire. Grateful appreciation is extending to Wesleyan University Philippines library personnel for their valuable work participation and cooperation.

DEDICATION

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This piece of work is lovingly dedicated to our parents to whom we are indebted to in so many ways and who served as our inspiration in this study. We thank them for their unending love and support. This is also heartily dedicated to our sisters, brothers, friends and loved ones, who without their knowledge serve as our inspirations for the fulfillment of this study.

THESIS ABSTRACT

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Title : STRESSORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF JUNIOR STUDENTS IN SELECTED COLLEGES OF NURSING IN CABANATUAN CITY Researchers: JUNNEL GALANG NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA CIELO GUMABON AUSTINE ANNE JAVATE YEEHLENE MAMARIL DOLORES MATA JUSTINE THERESE CARA MENDOZA KATHERINE MERCADO JOHN ALBERT MONES JOBELLE NARANJO JOHN OLIVER OBIEN CYREEN ANNE OQUIO BSN IV Block 4 (Group 3) BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PHILIPPINES MARIA THERESA R. GAMBOA,M.A.N.,R.N. RIZZA C. ABINSAY,M.A.N.,R.N.

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Statement of the Problem

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This study entitled, Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Nursing Students in Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City was conducted specifically to answer the following:

1. What is the socio-demographic profile of the respondents in terms of: 1.1. age; 1.2. gender; 1.3. civil status; 1.4. economic status; and 1.5. religious affiliation? 2. How do the respondents describe the level of their stress in terms of: 2.1. severe; 2.2. moderate; 2.3. mild; and 2.4 not at all? 3. How effective are the coping mechanisms used by the respondents in minimizing the effects of stressors in terms of: 3.1. very effective; 3.2. effective; 3.3. slightly effective; and 3.4. not effective? 4. Is there a significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the respondents and their level of stress?

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5. Is there a significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the respondents and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms? 6. Is there a significant relationship between the respondents level of stress and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms?

Hypotheses of the Study


1. There is no significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the

respondents and their level of academic stress.


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There is no significant relationship between the respondents level of academic stress and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms.

3. There is no significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the

respondents and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms.

Methodology and Sources of Data Three hundred forty seven (347) junior nursing students were utilized as the respondents from the Colleges of Nursing of Wesleyan University Philippines, Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, and College of the Immaculate Conception. The researchers used the descriptive type of research in accomplishing this manuscript with the use of questionnaire as instrument in data gathering. The data collected were encoded, analyzed and interpreted using Microsoft Excel. The statistical tools employed were frequency distribution, percent, weighted mean, ranking, and Pearson product moment correlation. Findings

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1. The Socio-Demographic Profile of Junior Nursing Students Among the respondents, the youngest was 16 and the eldest was 20 with the majority belonging to the 18 years old group with a frequency of 190 (54.75%). Most of these respondents, numbering to 206 (59.37%) belonged to the female group. A huge number of the respondents were single numbering to 323 (93.08%). Most of the junior nursing students economic status were from Php 20,000- 30,000 numbering to 164 (47.26%) and most of them were Roman Catholic numbering to 257 (74.06%).

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Description of Junior Nursing Students on the Stressors that affect their Academic

performance 2.1. Physical Item number 1 When I am not feeling well ranked first with a weighted mean of 3.21 and was verbally interpreted as moderate. The overall weighted mean of physical stressors was 3.02, verbally interpreted as "moderate".

2.2. Emotional In this category, item number 8 When I have a loved one who died ranked first with a weighted mean of 3.15 and verbally interpreted as moderate. The overall weighted mean of emotional stressors was 3.93, verbally interpreted as "moderate".

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In this category, item number 6 When theres a negative issue about me ranked first with a weighted mean of 2.92 and verbally interpreted as moderate". The overall weighted mean of social stressors was 2.85, verbally interpreted as "moderate".

2.4. Mental In this category, item number 2 When there are so many requirements ranked first with a weighted mean of 3.08 and was verbally interpreted as moderate. The overall weighted mean of emotional stressors was 3.94, verbally interpreted as "moderate".

3. Description of Junior Nursing Students to the Effectiveness of their Coping Mechanisms Majority of junior nursing students indicated that their coping mechanisms were effective revealing an overall weighted mean of 2.98. And item number 26 I do what has to be done, one step at a time ranked first with a weighted mean of 3.2 and was verbally interpreted as effective.

4. The Relationship between the Socio-Demographic Profile of the Respondents and their Level of Stress The result of the test if there is a significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the respondents and their level of stress revealed that civil status and economic status are highly related to the level of stress of the nursing students based on the Pearson Product of Correlation in which the result for civil status is 0.134603 and 0.140739 for economic status.

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5. The Relationship between the Socio-Demographic Profile of the Respondents and the Effectiveness of their Coping Mechanisms The result of the test if there's a significant relationship between the socio-demographic profile of the respondents and the effectiveness of coping mechanisms revealed that civil status has a very high significant relatioship to the effectiveness of coping mechanisms of the nursing students based on the Pearson Product of Correlation in which the result for civil status is 0.183448.

6. The Relationship between the Respondents Level of Stress and the Effectiveness of their Coping Mechanisms The result on the test if there's a significant relationship between the level of stress of the respondents and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms revealed that there is a very high significant relationship based on the Pearson Product of Correlation in which the result for civil status is 0.579056.

Conclusions Based on the results and findings of the study, the following conclusions were drawn: Most of the junior nursing students belong to the ages of 16 to 20 years old; females, single, with monthly family income of PhP20,000 to PhP30,000 and Roman Catholics. They indicated that physical, emotional, social, and mental stressors moderately affect their academic performance. They also described the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms to be effective. It also revealed in this study, civil status and economic status were highly related to the level of stress of the respondents. Civil status has a very high significant relationship with the

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effectiveness of their coping mechanisms. There is a very high significant relationship between the respondents' level of stress and the effectiveness of their coping mechanisms, hence hypothesis is rejected.

Recommendations The following recommendations were made based on the findings of the study:

1. The institution should conduct seminars for students, on how to improve good study habits and how to deal with stress 2. The instructors should set counseling time with the students, to encourage them to feel good even if they are under stressed. 3. Nursing students should be enlightened about stress and coping mechanism so that to overcome everyday stress in life everyday life. 4. Nursing students should attend forums, symposiums, or lectures to enhance their knowledge about coping with stress.

TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE i APPROVAL SHEET ii

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT.. iii DEDICATION.. iv THESIS ABSTRACT v TABLE OF CONTENTS... xii LIST OF APPENDICES xiv LIST OF TABLES. xv LIST OF FIGURES... xvi CHAPTER 1: THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING Introduction...... 1 Statement of the Problem. 2 Hypotheses... 3 Significance of the Study. 4 Scope and Limitation of the Study.. 4 Theoretical Framework 5 Research Paradigm... 7 Definition of Terms.. 8 CHAPTER 2: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDIES Foreign Literature 10 Foreign Studies 13 Local Literature 14 Local Studies 17 Summary of Related Literature. 19 CHAPTER 3: METHODOLOGY AND SOURCES OF DATA Research Method... 21 Research Locale. 21 The Respondents 26 Sampling Procedures. 26 The Research Instrument... 26 Data Gathering Procedure.. 28 Statistical Treatment of Data. 28 CHAPTER 4: PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION The Socio-Demographic Profile of the Junior Nursing Students.. 31 Description of Junior Nursing Students on the Stressors that affect their Academic performance.. 33 Description of Junior Nursing Students to the Effectiveness of their Coping Mechanisms... 36 CHAPTER 5: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Summary... 42 Findings 43 Conclusions.. 45

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Recommendations 46 References xvii Appendices.... xx

LIST OF APPENDICES Appendix A . xx Appendix B . xxi

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Appendix C . xxii Appendix D . xxviii Appendix E . xxix Appendix F . xxx Appendix G .xxxi

LIST OF TABLES Table 1 . 32 Table 2 . 34 Table 3 . 37 Table 4 . 39

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Table 5 . 40 Table 6 . 41

LIST OF FIGURES Figure 1 ... 7 Figure 2 ... 22 Figure 3 ... 23 Figure 4 ... 24 Figure 5 ... 25

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APPENDIX A August 17, 2011 DR. AURORA CARBONELL (sgd.) Dean, College of Nursing Nueva Ecija Colleges Maharlika Highway, Cabanatuan City Dear Madam: Greetings in the name of the Lord!

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We are undergraduate students of Wesleyan University-Philippines and currently conducting a thesis proposal entitled Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Students of Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City as a partial requirement for the completion of our subject Nursing Research II for the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In connection with this, may we have the honor to request your permission to conduct a survey through questionnaires among junior nursing students in your institution. Rest assured that the information will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Were hoping that this request will merit the most favorable consideration. Thank you very much and more power! Very truly yours,
JUNNEL GALANG(sgd.) YEEHLENE MAMARIL(sgd.) JOHN ALBERT MONES(sgd.) JOBELLE NARANJO(sgd.) JOHN OLIVER OBIEN(sgd.)

NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA (sgd.) DOLORES MATA(sgd.) JUSTINE THERESE MENDOZA(sgd.) CIELO GUMABON(sgd.) AUSTINE ANN JAVATE(sgd.)

KATHERINE MERCADO(sgd.) CYREEN ANNE OQUIO(sgd.)

Noted By: MARIA THERESA GAMBOA, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Nursing Research II Professor) RIZZA C. ABINSAY, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Thesis Adviser) DOLORES GALANG, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Dean of the College of Nursing) APPENDIX B August 17, 2011 Dear Respondent: Christian greetings! We are fourth year nursing students of Wesleyan University-Philippines and we are conducting a research study entitled Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Students of Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City

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This study primarily endeavors to determine the stressors being encountered by junior nursing students and the effectiveness of their coping mechanism. In line with this we would like to ask for your participation for the realization of this study by answering the questionnaire attached herewith. Participation in this study is voluntary. You may decide to withdraw from this study at any time without any negative consequences by advising the researcher. Your name will not appear in any thesis or report resulting from this study; however with your permission anonymous quotations may be used. Rest assured that the answers will be treated with utmost confidentiality. We do hope for your consideration and approval regarding this matter. Thank you very much. Very truly yours,
JUNNEL GALANG(sgd.) YEEHLENE MAMARIL(sgd.) JOHN ALBERT MONES(sgd.) JOBELLE NARANJO(sgd.) JOHN OLIVER OBIEN(sgd.)

NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA (sgd.) DOLORES MATA(sgd.) JUSTINE THERESE MENDOZA(sgd.) CIELO GUMABON(sgd.) AUSTINE ANN JAVATE(sgd.)

KATHERINE MERCADO(sgd.) CYREEN ANNE OQUIO(sgd.)

Noted By: MARIA THERESA GAMBOA, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Nursing Research II Professor) RIZZA C. ABINSAY, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Thesis Adviser) DOLORES GALANG, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Dean of the College of Nursing)

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NURSING APPENDIX C Part I. Socio-demographic Profile Direction: Please indicate your response by filling in the blank or by putting a check ( ) in the appropriate box. Name (optional): ________________________________________ Age: ______ Gender: Male Female Civil Status: Single Married Widowed Separated Others: ___________________ (specify) Economic status: With monthly family income of: Less than 10,000 10,000 - 20,000 20,000 - 30,000 More than 30,000 Religious affiliation: INC Jehovahs Witness Roman Catholic Born Again Methodist Islam

Others: ___________________ (specify)

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NURSING Part II. A. Stress

Direction: Indicate the level of stress by putting a check ( ) in the appropriate box using the following scale: 4 --------------- Severe 3 --------------- Moderate 2 --------------- Mild 1 --------------- Not at all

No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1. Physical When I am not feeling well. When I have physical disabilities. When there are heavy workloads. When I need to walk for long distances. When I have exhausting hospital duties. When my schedule of class is too early. When I have make-up classes. When I am physically tired. When there is conflict in schedules. When I dont get enough sleep.

No. 1. 2.

2. Emotional When I have family problem. When I have problem with friends.

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NURSING 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. When I feel so alone. When I have problem with my boyfriend/girlfriend. When I am homesick. When I have failing grades. When I have financial problem. When I have a loved one who died. When I have low self esteem. When I feel so helpless.

No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. No. 1. 2. 3.

3. Social When I am socially isolated. When there are unpleasant people. When I have misunderstanding with other people. When I am bullied. When I have gaps with my classmates. When theres a negative issue about me. When I have limited support system. When I am studying and my boardmates are disturbing me. When I have difficulty in communicating with the professors. When I am insecure with other people. 4.Mental When there are major examinations When there are so many requirements. When I cannot pass my requirements on time.

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NURSING 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. When I cannot understand a lesson easily. When I have work and I cannot accomplish it effectively. When I have so many things in mind and I cannot concentrate to my studies. When there are unexpected quizzes. When there are unannounced recitations. When there are pressure in extracurricular activities When I have fear in making mistakes.

Part II. B. Coping Mechanism Direction: Indicate the effectiveness of coping mechanisms by putting a check ( ) in the appropriate box using the following scale:

4---------------Very Effective 3---------------Effective 2---------------Slightly Effective 1---------------Not Effective

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Coping Mechanisms I say to myself this isnt real. I get upset and let my emotions out. I dont overwork myself. I admit to myself that I cant deal with it and quit trying. I restrain myself from doing anything too quickly. I make a plan of action. I drink alcohol in order to think about it less. I identify things that bring me stress and deal with it.

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NURSING 9. I try to get emotional support from friends or relatives. 10. I turn to work or other substitute activities to take my mind off things.

Coping Mechanisms 4 11. I talk to someone who could to something concrete about the problem. 12. I make it a point to take the responsibility in solving my problem. 13. I just rest and sleep to forget my problem. 14. I get rid of the cause/s of stress. 15. I look for something good in what is happening. 16. I try to find humor even in the worst situations. 17. I think about how I might best handle the problem. 18. I make sure not to make matters worse by acting too soon. 19. I go to movies or watch TV to think about it less. 20. I ask people who have had similar experiences what they did. 21. I feel a lot of emotional distress and I find myself expressing those feelings a lot. 22. I delegate tasks to others. 23. I try to find comfort in my religion. 24. I take direct action to get around the problem. 25. I reduce the amount of effort Im putting in solving the problem.

Coping Mechanisms 4 26. I do what has to be done, one step at a time. 27. I put aside other things in order to concentrate. 28. I dont entertain negative thoughts, only positive to prevent stress. 29. I learn something from the experience. 30. I pray more than usual.

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NURSING THIS IS THE END OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH! GOD BLESS

APPENDIX D August 23, 2011 PROF. DOLORES R. GALANG (SGD.) Dean, College of Nursing Wesleyan University-Philippines Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City Dear Madam: Greetings in the name of the Lord! We are undergraduate students of Wesleyan University-Philippines and currently conducting a thesis proposal entitled Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Students

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NURSING of Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City as a partial requirement for the completion of our subject Nursing Research II for the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In connection with this, may we have the honor to request your permission to conduct a survey by allowing us to distribute our questionnaires among your junior nursing students. Rest assured that the information will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Were hoping that this request will merit the most favorable consideration. Thank you very much and more power! Very truly yours,
JUNNEL GALANG(sgd.) YEEHLENE MAMARIL(sgd.) JOHN ALBERT MONES(sgd.) JOBELLE NARANJO(sgd.) JOHN OLIVER OBIEN(sgd.)

NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA (sgd.) DOLORES MATA(sgd.) JUSTINE THERESE MENDOZA(sgd.) CIELO GUMABON(sgd.) AUSTINE ANN JAVATE(sgd.)

KATHERINE MERCADO(sgd.) CYREEN ANNE OQUIO(sgd.)

Noted By: MARIA THERESA GAMBOA, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Nursing Research II Professor) RIZZA C. ABINSAY, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Thesis Adviser)

APPENDIX E August 23, 2011 PROF. EPPIE DC. BUGARIN (SGD.) Dean, College of Nursing Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology General Tinio Street, Cabanatuan City Dear Madam: Greetings in the name of the Lord! We are undergraduate students of Wesleyan University-Philippines and currently conducting a thesis proposal entitled Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Students

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NURSING of Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City as a partial requirement for the completion of our subject Nursing Research II for the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In connection with this, may we have the honor to request your permission to conduct a survey by allowing us to distribute our questionnaires among your junior nursing students. Rest assured that the information will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Were hoping that this request will merit the most favorable consideration. Thank you very much and more power! Very truly yours,
JUNNEL GALANG(sgd.) YEEHLENE MAMARIL(sgd.) JOHN ALBERT MONES(sgd.) JOBELLE NARANJO(sgd.) JOHN OLIVER OBIEN(sgd.)

NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA (sgd.) DOLORES MATA(sgd.) JUSTINE THERESE MENDOZA(sgd.) CIELO GUMABON(sgd.) AUSTINE ANN JAVATE(sgd.)

KATHERINE MERCADO(sgd.) CYREEN ANNE OQUIO(sgd.)

Noted By: MARIA THERESA GAMBOA, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Nursing Research II Professor) RIZZA C. ABINSAY, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Thesis Adviser) DOLORES GALANG, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Dean of the College of Nursing) APPENDIX F August 23, 2011 PROF. AMY FE O. JUANE (SGD.) Dean, College of Nursing College of the Immaculate Conception Sumacab Este, Cabanatuan City Dear Madam: Greetings in the name of the Lord! We are undergraduate students of Wesleyan University-Philippines and currently conducting a thesis proposal entitled Stressors Affecting the Academic Performance of Junior Students

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NURSING of Selected Colleges of Nursing in Cabanatuan City as a partial requirement for the completion of our subject Nursing Research II for the degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In connection with this, may we have the honor to request your permission to conduct a survey by allowing us to distribute our questionnaires among your junior nursing students. Rest assured that the information will be treated with utmost confidentiality. Were hoping that this request will merit the most favorable consideration. Thank you very much and more power! Very truly yours,
JUNNEL GALANG(sgd.) YEEHLENE MAMARIL(sgd.) JOHN ALBERT MONES(sgd.) JOBELLE NARANJO(sgd.) JOHN OLIVER OBIEN(sgd.)

NIA RICCELA GUEVARRA (sgd.) DOLORES MATA(sgd.) JUSTINE THERESE MENDOZA(sgd.) CIELO GUMABON(sgd.) AUSTINE ANN JAVATE(sgd.)

KATHERINE MERCADO(sgd.) CYREEN ANNE OQUIO(sgd.)

Noted By: MARIA THERESA GAMBOA, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Nursing Research II Professor) RIZZA C. ABINSAY, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Thesis Adviser) DOLORES GALANG, RN, MAN (sgd.) (Dean of the College of Nursing) APPENDIX G CURRICULUM VITAE

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NURSING Name:Oquio, Cyreen Anne, Badua Age: 18 years old Birthday: October 9, 1992 Weight:107.8 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Methodist Address: #096 TandangSora Street Mabini Extension Cabanatuan City Father:Absolum R. Oquio Mother: Corazon B. Oquio Motto: Yesterday was History, Tomorrows Mystery, and today is a gift so you should be thankful for it. Hobbies: Surfing the internet, Reading fiction Books, Watching television and movies EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Granary Co-Educational Institution ADDRESS: Rizal, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Granary Co-Educational Institution ADDRESS:Rizal, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Mamaril, YeehleneGulla Age: 19 years old

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Birthday: May 23, 1992 Weight:105.6 lbs. Sex: Female Religion:Roman Catholic Address: Sto Nio 1st, Zone 6, San Jose City , Nueva Ecija Father:Edgardo S. Mamaril Mother:Ma. Victoria G. Mamaril Motto: You can,if you think you can. Never Say never Hobbies:Watching movies, Reading Fiction Books,Writing stories EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: St. Joseph School ADDRESS:Malasin, San Jose City,Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Cherubim Learning Center ADDRESS:Ramos St.,San Jose City,Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Obien, John Oliver Miranda Age: 18

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Birthday: October 23, 1992 Weight: 224. 4 lbs. Sex: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Address: 215 Monte Vista Subd. Phase 1,PadreCrisostomo,Cabanatuan City Father: Wilfredo G. Obien Mother: Josephine M. Obien Motto: Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible. Hobbies: Playing Computer Games, Basketball EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology ADDRESS: Gen. Tinio, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Christian Faith Montessori ADDRESS:Aduas Centro, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Mata, Dolores P. Age: 18 years old

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Birthday: April 13, 1993 Weight: 118.8 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Roman Catholic Address: MabiniSto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija Father: Andres DC. Mata Mother: Josephine P. Mata Motto: Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Hobbies: Reading magazines

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Muoz National HighSchool ADDRESS: Science City of Muoz, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Mabini Elementary School ADDRESS:Mabini, Science City of Muoz, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name:Naranjo, Jobelle B.

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Age:19 years old Birthday: July 24, 1992 Weight:103.4 lbs. Sex:Female Religion:Roman Catholic Address:San Josef, Jaen, Nueva Ecija Father:MelanioNaranjo Mother: AnabelleNaranjo Motto:Life isnt about finding yourself, its about creating yourself. Hobbies:Surfing the internet, sleeping and texting

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: San Agustin Diocesan Academy ADDRESS: Poblacion, Jaen, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: San Agustin Diocesan Academy ADDRESS:Poblacion, Jaen, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Mercado, Katherine B.

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Age: 19 years old Birthday: October 26, 1991 Weight: 121 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Roman Catholic Address: #20Imelda St. Cabu, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija Father: Alvin C. Mercado Mother: Geralyn B. Mercado Motto: Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. Hobbies: Watching television, surfing the internet, playing badminton and volleyball, eating, malling. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Honorato C. Perez Sr. Memorial Science HighSchool ADDRESS:Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Cabu Elementary School ADDRESS:Cabu, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Name: Guevarra, Nia Riccela, P. Age: 20 years old Birthday: May 2, 1991 Weight: 112.2 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Roman Catholic Address: #115 MabiniHomesite Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija Father: Ricardo C. Guevarra Mother: Nida P. Guevarra Motto: If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. Hobbies: Texting EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: College of the Immaculate Conception ADDRESS: Sumacab Este, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: College of the Immaculate Conception ADDRESS: Sumacab Este, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Name: Galang,Junnel, Loyola Age: 19 Birthday: February 7, 1992 Weight: 118.8 lbs. Sex: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Address: Luyos, San Antonio, Nueva Ecija Father: HermogenesGalang Jr. Mother: Nelda L. Galang Motto: Live like youre dying. Hobbies: Reading magazines, watching movies, surfing the internet, eating a lot

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: St. Paul School of San Antonio ADDRESS:Poblacion, San Antonio, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Sto. Cristo East Elementary School ADDRESS:Sto. Cristo, San Antonio, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Name: Javate, Austine Ann, Villamin Age:19 Birthday: March 9, 1992 Weight: 121.25 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Roman Catholic Address: Blk. 2 Lot 7 UnivilleSubd., Bangad, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija Father: James Michael Javate Mother: Marry Ann Javate Motto: Cast all your burdens to God. Hobbies: Watching, Surfing the internet EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Ext., Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Cabanatuan East Central School ADDRESS:Sangitan,Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Mendoza, Justine Therese Cara, Torres

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Age: 20 Birthday:September 2, 1991 Weight: 114.4 lbs. Sex: Female Religion: Roman Catholic Address: #10 Bagong Daan Valdefuente, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija Father: Jesus Antonio Mendoza Mother: Jennifer Mendoza Motto: Happiness is only real when shared. Hobbies: Quality time with my love ones, cooking and eating with them, travelling, social networking, blogging. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Little Merry Hearts Montessori Center ADDRESS: Bitas, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Little Merry Hearts Montessori Center ADDRESS:Bitas, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Gumabon, CieloSto. Tomas

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Age: 19 Birthday: October 25, 1991 Weight: 124 lbs. Sex: Female Religion:Roman Catholic Address: Valenzuela Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija Father: VirgilioGumabon Mother: IsidoraGumabon Motto: If theres a will, theres a way Hobbies: sleeping, eating, surfing the internet, watching movies, EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Holy Cross College ADDRESS: Poblacion, Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Holy Cross College ADDRESS: Poblacion, Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija YEAR GRADUATED: 2004

PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Mones, John Albert Age: 19 Birthday: May 25, 1992

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WESLEYAN UNIVERSITYPHILIPPINES-COLLEGE OF
NURSING Weight: 50 kg Sex: Male Religion: Methodist Address: 390 MabiniHomesite Cabanatuan city Father: Johnson C. Mones Mother: Erlinda C. Mones Motto: The best and the most beautiful things in this world is cannot be seen or even touch it must be felt with the heart. Hobbies: surfing the net EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND COLLEGE SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City COURSE: Bachelor of Science in Nursing HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL: Wesleyan University-Philippines ADDRESS: Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2008 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Wesleyan University Philippines ADDRESS:Mabini Extension, Cabanatuan City YEAR GRADUATED: 2004