Quality of Life and coping mechanism of Adolescents during COVID-19
Kavya P and Rose Rajesh
Quality of life is defined as Individuals perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards, and concerns”.
-WHOQOL Group, 1995
Statement of the problem: A study to assess the quality of life and coping mechanism of adolescents during COVID-19 at a selected school, Karaikal.
Methods: Analytical Cross-sectional design was adopted in this study. The study was conducted at a selected school in Karaikal. Study participants were adolescents between 14 to 17 years of age studying in that school. A purposive sampling technique was used to select the study participants. Sample size was 340.
Results: The study result revealed that only 6 (1.8%) of them had poor quality of life and 167 (49.1%) of them had good quality of life. It reveals that 114 (33.5%) had good coping mechanism. At p value < 0.05 there was a significant correlation between the quality of life to the coping mechanism of adolescents during COVID-19. At p value < 0.05 there was a significant association between the quality of life of adolescents to age and class in which they were studying in.