Fear of COVID-19 Among the Hashemite University Students According to Some Variables

Authors

  • Ziad M. Alkhazaleh Educational Psychology and Counseling Department, Faculty of Educational Sciences, The Hashemite University, P.O.B. 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan
  • Awad Faek Altarawneh Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Curriculum, Faculty of Educational Sciences, The Hashemite University, P.O.B. 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan
  • Ahmad Al-tarawneh Associated Professor, Psychology Department, Mutah University, Str. Mu'tah, Jordan
  • Osamah Abdel Qader Bani Milhem Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Curriculum, Faculty of Educational Sciences, The Hashemite University, P.O.B. 330127, Zarqa 13133, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0039

Keywords:

Fear, COVID-19, Universities students, The Hashemite University

Abstract

The current study aimed at identifying the level of the fear of Novel Coronavirus (covid-19) among the students of the Hashemite University in Jordan, according to following variables: faculty, academic year, sex, religion, residence, social status, birth order, family income, chronic diseases and Facebook account on a sample of 852 male and female students. As for the study tool, the researcher used the scale of fear of Corona based on the statistical analysis of the mean and standard deviation, as well as (ANOVA- Analysis of variance). The study came to some results, prominent among which were: the existence of moderate fear of Corona. According to variables, there were differences of statical significance among the students in the fear of Corona in the light of two variables only: suffering from chronic diseases, and the family income standard. As for the rest of the variables, they had no effect in the differences among students regarding the fear of Corona. Based upon these results, the current study will be a qualitative addition to the current scientific research about the Corona Pandemic, particularly, in the study of the psychological implications of the impact of the Corona Virus on the people of the world.

 

Received: 26 October 2020 / Accepted: 8 February 2021 / Published: 5 March 2021

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Published

2021-03-05

How to Cite

Alkhazaleh, Z. M. ., Altarawneh, A. F. ., Al-tarawneh, A. ., & Milhem, O. A. Q. B. . (2021). Fear of COVID-19 Among the Hashemite University Students According to Some Variables. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11(2), 176. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0039

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