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2020, Vol. 5, Issue 6, Part B

Mental health burden during COVID-19 pandemic: A survey on university students of Bangladesh


Author(s): Md. Ashraful Islam, Tahmina Khatun, Pulakesh Basak, Md. Abdul Wazed, Md. Mohymenul Islam and Sheela Khatun

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to access the mental health burden and anxiety of University Students in Bangladesh. An online survey was conducted among students from different universities in Bangladesh. There were 558 students from different universities who completed the online survey on different social media from 5 July to 20 July 2020. The descriptive results display that, 49.3% of students were female and 50.7% of students were male. The chi-square test was performed to explore the association between demographic and COVID-19 related variables with the anxiety level of the students. The results demonstrate that the association between the gender of the students and their anxiety level on COVID-19 is significant (p-value<0.00). The results also show a significant association between the time used by students for getting COVID-19 information anxiety level (p-value<0.01). The anxiety level is more likely to relate student’s day to day routine-based tasks and their online activities.

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How to cite this article:
Md. Ashraful Islam, Tahmina Khatun, Pulakesh Basak, Md. Abdul Wazed, Md. Mohymenul Islam, Sheela Khatun. Mental health burden during COVID-19 pandemic: A survey on university students of Bangladesh. Int J Stat Appl Math 2020;5(6):138-141.
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