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Exploring academic procrastination among nursing students during pandemic COVID-19

Abstract

Introduction: An instrument that is frequently used to gauge academic procrastination is the Procrastination Assessment Scale for Students (PASS). During covid-19 pandemic the chance to get more into procrastination mode is higher because while students is studying at home they have something distracted their mind such as watching movie, using social media and the others things. The objective of this study was to evaluate the constructs of validity and reliability of the procrastination assessment scale for nursing students during the pandemic COVID-19 are examined.

Method: It is a cross sectional study where distributed to 416 nursing students and the data taken by stratified sampling. The scale consists of two part, part one is area of procrastination had 18 items and second part is reason for procrastination had 26 items. The data was analyzed with Stata.

Results: The reliability of first part was 0.6615 and the second part was 0.9136. The model was acceptable where root mean squared error of approximation (RMSEA) = 0.108, standardized root mean square residual (SMRS) = 0.063, comparative fit index 0.957, CI 90%.

Conclusion: Based on the investigation, the dimensions and indicators that make up the academic procrastination construct are credible and valid ways to assess it among Indonesian nursing students.

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How to Cite

Budury, S. ., Setiawan, A. H. ., Masruroh, N., & Nero, F. D. L. . (2022). Exploring academic procrastination among nursing students during pandemic COVID-19. Bali Medical Journal, 11(2), 757–760. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v11i2.3408

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