Gambaran Tingkat Stres Pada Pelajar Kelas XI IPA Unggulan SMA Al-Azhar Medan Menghadapi Ujian Kenaikan Kelas Tahun 2017

  • Dedi Irawan Universitas Methodist Indonesia
  • Donald F. Sitompul Universitas Methodist Indonesia
  • Elsina Lubis Universitas Methodist Indonesia
Keywords: Stress Level, Learner, Examination


Background: Stress is the body's reaction or response to mental stress or life burden. Stress sources can occur due to pressure. Pressure can lead to adjustment problems, daily pressures even small, but when stacked, can be a great stress. The purpose of this study is to know the description of stress level in grade XI students IPA awarded high school Al-Azhar Medan facing exam of class increase year 2017 based on age, sex, residence and work of parent.

Methods: The type of research used is descriptive using cross sectional approach. The sampling technique in this research is total sampling that involves all students of grade XI students IPA awarded by Al-Azhar High School Medan. Of the 73 students who responded, the total sample of the study was 61 students according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Data collection was done by using questionnaire. The data were then analyzed using SPSS computer program.

Results: The results showed that most of the students of grade XI IPA awarded high school Al-Azhar Medan experienced stress. Mild stress as much as 45 people (73.7%), moderate stress as many as 14 people (23.0%) and heavy stress as much as 2 people (3.3%).

Conclusion: The conclusion of the study, the highest stress level in grade XI students IPA seeded SMA Al-Azhar Medan in 2017 is mild stress.

Keywords: Stress Level, Learner, Examination.