A study to assess level of stress among elderly people in selected rural and urban areas, Puducherry
A study to assess level of stress among elderly people with stated objectives to assess the level of stress of elderly people, and to find out the association between the level of stress, of elderly people with demographic variables. The research approach selected for the study was a quantitative research approach and descriptive survey design. The study was conducted in selected rural and urban areas at Puducherry. Total 100 samples were selected (50 rural areas and 50 urban areas) by using convenience sampling technique. The findings of the study revealed that levels of stress were high in rural areas when compared to urban areas. So as a nurse we can improve the Quality of life, and reduce the level of stress among elderly people in rural areas. The researcher recommends more studies can be conducted in different settings, with different populations and different studies can be conducted among the health care professionals whose play an important role to disseminate the information to the people.