Main Article Content
Health students in the final semester are focused on several activities such as completing final assignments, clinical practice in hospitals and preparing for competency tests. Teaching and learning activities for final semester students often become a burden and cause anxiety. Social support from outside has an important role in overcoming this problem. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between social support and anxiety of final semester students of the Anesthesiology Nursing Study Program of the University of Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. The population of this study was the seventh semester students of the Anesthesiology Nursing Study Program of the University of Aisyiyah Yogyakarta, totaling 121 students with a research sample of 95 students who were selected by random sampling technique. Data collection was done utilizing a questionnaire with The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support instrument for the social support and the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale instrument for the level of anxiety. Data analysis was conducted using the technique of rho spearman analysis test. The results of the analysis show that there is a significant relationship between social support and anxiety of the final semester student, with a correlation value of -0.592 and a Sig. of 0.000 (p < 0.05). In addition, the results of the analysis also show that there is a strong relationship between social support and anxiety, and the higher the social support obtained by students, the lower the level of anxiety.
Keywords: social support; anxiety; anesthesiology nursing; student
Authors who publish with Jurnal Keperawatan Respati Yogyakarta agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant Jurnal Keperawatan Respati Yogyakarta right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY that allows others to remix, adapt, build upon the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).