Risk factors for burnout in the preparation of student final projects

  • Weni Sia’tang STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia
  • Kens Napolion STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia
  • Andi Anugrah Oktaviani STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia
Keywords: burnout, family support, peer support system, stress


Introduction: Burnout is a condition when someone feels exhausted from doing something. An individual who is at risk of burnout feels stress as the onset and prolonged fatigue.

Objective: The research aimed to find out the risk of burnout in writing the thesis of the students.

Method: the research employs the correlational quantitative design and the cross-sectional approach. The population was 274 students who had been writing the thesis. The sample was selected by using the quota sampling technique and as many as 162 students were chosen to be included as the samples. The independent variables of the research were stress, family support, and peer support system and the dependent variable was burnout. The data were gathered by using 4 questionnaires that were filled by the respondents. The analysis was conducted by using chi-square (Pearson Chi-Square) and the significance level was = 0.05.

Result: The result shows that stress stated significance correlation with burnout incidence in writing a thesis, where the value of p (0,000). Meanwhile, the family support confirmed its relationship by obtaining the value of p (0,003), and the peer support system also showed the value of p (0,003) that established the correlation between burnout and the thesis writing of the students.

Conclusion: The study shows the correlation of stress, family support, and peer support systems related to burnout risk. Further studies should include other variables such as workload, rewards, community, fairness, value ambiguity, and role conflict.


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Author Biographies

Weni Sia’tang, STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program

Kens Napolion, STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program

Andi Anugrah Oktaviani, STIKES Panakkukang Makassar, Indonesia

Nursing Study Program


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How to Cite
Sia’tang, W., Napolion, K., & Oktaviani, A. (2024). Risk factors for burnout in the preparation of student final projects. Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan Sandi Husada, 13(1), 102-110. https://doi.org/10.35816/jiskh.v13i1.1183

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