Results and Discussion
This chapter presents the data gathered from the randomly selected thirty (30) student assistants from the College of Education. who worked in school year 2011 - 2012. The main objective of the paper is to present the relationship between the academic performance of the respondents and their level of physical and emotional stress. Spefically, this paper aimed to present the following:
I. Profile of the Respondents
Table 1.1 Frequency Distribution of the Respondents in terms of their Gender
Table 1.1 presents the frequency distribution of the respondents in terms of ...view middle of the document...
3 Frequency Distribution of the Respondents in terms of thier Family Annual Income
17 y/o - 18 y/o |20|66.67|
19 y/o - 20 y/o |9|30|
21 y/o and above|1|3.33|
Table 1.3 presents the frequency distribution of the respondents in terms of their family annual income. Based on the results, twenty (20) out of thirty (30) students or 66.67% of them had a family annual income of P100,00.00 below, nine (9) of them which comprises 30% of them had a family annual income of P100,00.00 - P150,000.00 while there are only one student or 3.33% of them have a family annual income of P150,000.00 above. The result revealed that majority of the student assistants had a family annual income which indicates that they have a low family income. That's why they have to gained to work as a student assistants to support their needs specially in terms of their academic needs.
II. Level of Physical and Emotional Stress
Table 2.1 Level of Physical Stress of the Student Assistants
I experience tension headaches in doing multitasking activitiesbetween work and school|4.3|AA|
I find muscle tension specially in my neck , back and jaw|3.6|O|
I experienced weight gain or loss that I suspect due to stress|4.5|AA|
I am experiencing adult acne that maybe related to stress.|2.6|S|
I find myself feeling fatigued or exhausted.|2.8|S|
I find myself getting sick more often than usual when I start working as student assistant|1.9|R|
Table 2.1 presents the perception of the thirty (30) student assistants towards their level of physical stress when they were started working while studying. The result revealed that the overall mean perception of the respondents were equal to 3.28 which belongs to "sometimes" perception. The result indicates that the student assistants were sometimes physically stress being working students. Specifically they percieved that they were sometimes experiencing adult acne that maybe related to stress and they find thier selves feeling fatigued or exhausted, however, they were almost always experiencing tension headaches in doing multitasking activities between work and school and experiencing weight gain or loss that they suspect due to being physically stress as student assistants. Also they percieved that they were oftenly find muscle tension specially in thier necks , backs and jaws.
The result depicted that the respondents were not that physically stress eventhough they were working as a student assistants while continuing this studies. Therefore the researchers recommended to those students who cannot pursue thier studies because of having difficulty in terms of financial to apply a work, just like being student assistant.
Table 2.2 Level of Emotional Stress of the Student Assistants
I feel less social than usual when I start working as a student assistant |3.2|S|
I find myself getting less joy from...