Investigation of Insomnia Among Students At The University Level: A Cross-Sectional Analysis

  • Fozia Fatima National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Sabir Ali University of Baltistan, Skardu Pakistan
  • Khadija Qamar Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Safia Bibi International Islamic University Islamabad Pakistan
  • Sobia Fatima National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Insomnia, Students, University

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the students’ perception of insomnia at the university level and to determine the effects of demographic factors on their perception.

Study Design: Cross-sectional study

Place and Duration of Study: Department of Education and Department of English, International Islamic University, from Sept 2020 to Feb 2021.

Methodology: This study involved twelve hundred and fifty (1250) university students. The insomnia questionnaire was developed after the exploratory factor analysis.

Results: The findings of this study revealed that students at the university level suffer from a high rate of insomnia, but they did not take any steps to address it because they had a neutral perception toward the problem. There was no significant effect of semester-term and the type of department with insomnia (p=0.864 and p=0.648).

Conclusion: Students were neutral about their insomnia problem at the university level.

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Published
2022-03-04
How to Cite
Fatima, F., Ali, S., Qamar, K., Bibi, S., & Fatima, S. (2022). Investigation of Insomnia Among Students At The University Level: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. PAFMJ, 72(1), 296-98. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72i1.6998
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