Factors That Affect the Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students of Khyber Pukhtankhwa, Pakistan

Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students


  • Afrooz Bibi Nursing department, Saidu group of teaching hospital, KPK, Pakistan
  • . Sohni Nursing department, Saidu group of teaching hospital, KPK, Pakistan
  • Aziz- ur-Rehman Northwest College of Nursing Peshawar
  • Fayaz Ahmed Nursing department, Saidu group of teaching hospital, KPK, Pakistan
  • Naveed Iqbal Nursing department, ZKS THQ-Matta Hospital, Swat, KPK
  • Amir Sultan Nursing department, Saidu group of teaching hospital, KPK, Pakistan




Nursing students, Academic performance, Study habits, Nursing educators


Nursing education is the combination of clinical skills and theoretical knowledge. The nursing institutes prepare students for the future as part of the workforce or leaders where they will represent their college or university in clinical practice or in teaching. Objective: To identify the factors that affect the performance of nursing students of KPK. Methods: The study was conducted in the public and private nursing institutes of KPK Pakistan from June 2022 to July 2022 having a sample size of 120 using a cross-sectional descriptive design and a non-probability sampling technique through adopted questionnaire. Results: The male participants of the study were higher (72%) than female (28%) participants. The mean and standard deviation score among all the categories the score of teacher related issues were high (3.26 ± 0.70), followed by the mean and standard deviation score of institute related issues (3.00 ± 0.82), study related issues (2.97 ± 0.76), while home related issues were (2.94 ± 0.67), and personal related issues (2.86 ± 0.96). Conclusions: The study concluded based on the finding that out of the basic 5 factors, teachers-related factors including the teacher's subject-matter expertise, the use of audiovisuals inappropriately and the number of topics covered in a single class have the greatest impact on students' performance.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v3i03.83
Published: 2022-08-31

How to Cite

Bibi, A. ., Sohni, ., ur-Rehman, A.-., Ahmed, F. ., Iqbal, N. ., & Sultan, A. . (2022). Factors That Affect the Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students of Khyber Pukhtankhwa, Pakistan : Performance of Undergraduate Nursing Students. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 3(03), 33–37. https://doi.org/10.54393/pjhs.v3i03.83



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