Assessing the overall relative satisfaction index of students towards college facilities: a cross-sectional study

Authors

  • Sunil Kumar Doddaiah Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India
  • Deepak Anil Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India
  • Vadaga Rao Vijaylakshmi Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India
  • Arun Gopi Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India
  • Mysore Ramakarishnaiah Narayana Murthy Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20220865

Keywords:

Satisfaction, Medical student, Academic performance, Hygiene, College

Abstract

Background: A sound social environment is a key determinant to a students’ welfare and improved academic performance.

Methods: An online cross-sectional study was undertaken among 172 medical students residing in the hostel facility of a medical college in urban Mysuru. A pre-tested RSI questionnaire was administered to the students to assess their overall satisfaction with the hostel facilities and the campus.

Results: Out of the 172 study participants who filled the questionnaire, the majority of them were females (56.98%). 70 (40.69%) students belonged to the second year, 31 (18.04%) were from the first year while 24 (13.95%) participants were in internships.

Conclusions: The study showed that students had moderate satisfaction with the hostel facilities and the campus. However, both the boys and girls were dissatisfied with the hostel canteen’s hygiene and facility.

 

Author Biography

Vadaga Rao Vijaylakshmi, Department of Community Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagara, Mysuru, India

Community Medicine and Postgraduate

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Published

2022-03-25

How to Cite

Doddaiah, S. K., Anil, D., Vijaylakshmi, V. R., Gopi, A., & Murthy, M. R. N. (2022). Assessing the overall relative satisfaction index of students towards college facilities: a cross-sectional study. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 9(4), 1858–1864. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20220865

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