Psychometric Analysis of Depression, Anxiety and Stress Among Women of Wazirabad City

Riaz, A., Kamal, S., & Shafique Butt, N. (2013). Psychometric analysis of Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Women of Wazirabad City. Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2(10) pp 61-68.

8 Pages Posted: 28 Apr 2015

See all articles by Amna Riaz

Amna Riaz

University of the Punjab (PU)

Shahid Kamal

University of the Punjab (PU)

Nadeem Shafique Butt

King Abdul Aziz University

Date Written: October 1, 2013

Abstract

In this paper psychometric analysis of Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Women living in Wazirabad City has been explored. Cluster sampling technique was used to collect a sample of size 334. For this purpose Urdu version of Depression, Anxiety and Stress (DASS-21) questionnaire was administered along with 10 demographic. DASS-21 data has been analyzed to study the relationship between “depression”, “anxiety” and “stress” across various demographic characteristics. DASS-21 shown good internal consistency (Cronbach’s alpha 0.86) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis showed consistency with previously found factor structures. Strong relationship of “anxiety” and “stress” has been observed with age; while no association was observed with “income”. “Education” has mild effect with the items of “depression”, “anxiety” and “stress”. “Illness” and “occupation” found to be strong factors of “depression”, “anxiety” and “stress”. Another major factor of “stress” found to be “family living system” while “marital status” also affects some of items.

Keywords: depression, anxiety, stress, cross-cultural, Wazirabad

Suggested Citation

Riaz, Amna and Kamal, Shahid and Butt, Nadeem Shafique, Psychometric Analysis of Depression, Anxiety and Stress Among Women of Wazirabad City (October 1, 2013). Riaz, A., Kamal, S., & Shafique Butt, N. (2013). Psychometric analysis of Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Women of Wazirabad City. Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2(10) pp 61-68., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2485173 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2485173

Amna Riaz

University of the Punjab (PU)

New Campus
Pakistan
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

Shahid Kamal

University of the Punjab (PU)

New Campus
Pakistan
Lahore, Punjab 54000
Pakistan

Nadeem Shafique Butt (Contact Author)

King Abdul Aziz University ( email )

Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

HOME PAGE: http://www.nsbstat.com

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
90
Abstract Views
625
rank
387,534
PlumX Metrics