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December 2019 Vol. 7 No.12

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 7(12) pp. 540-551, December, 2019 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3598051

Original Research Article

Exploring the Factors Affecting Academic Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students


Jawad Khaliq1, Muhammad Hussain2, Muhammad Afzal3 and Prof Dr. Syed Amir Gilani4


1Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
2Assistant prof. Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
3HOD, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
4Dean of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

*Corresponding Authorís E-mail: jawadbsn005@gmail.com

Accepted December 27, 2019




Academic performance is the ability of students to manage their studies and the various tasks are given to them by their teachers. It includes the capability to study and remind information and to convey this knowledge acquired either verbally or in written (Elsabagh). A Cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among the 135 nursing students of Lahore School of Nursing (BSCN (Bachelor of Science in nursing) and Post RN (Post-Registered Nurse), The University of Lahore, Pakistan from September 2019 to December 2019. The instrument used for the data collection was adopted questioner and a convenient sampling technique was used. The data collected through the questionnaires are tested using the SPS software. While the relationship between the variables was tested using the multiple linear regression test. Findings show that teaching method, time management, attendance of students, and sleep have a positive influence on the academic performance of nursing students. Racial ideology has a negative effect on tertiary education studentís academic performance. This study has discovered that teaching methods, attendance, time management, and sleep positively influence the academic performance of Undergraduates nursing students.

Keywords: Factors, Academic Performance, Nursing students









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