Table 3.

Pharmacy Students’ Ratings of Stressful Events

SituationLevel of Stressa
Mean (SD)MedianMode
Daily Commute1.3 (1.7)00
Class Assignments2.7 (1.3)33
Assessments4.6 (0.7)55
Reassessments4.8 (0.8)55
Academic Competition1.8 (1.6)20
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences2.5 (1.2)33
Extracurricular Employment2.3 (1.5)22
Financial Concerns3.9 (1.3)45
Health or Maintaining Health3.3 (1.4)35
Family and Relationships3.0 (1.6)34
  • ↵a Range 0-5; 0 = not stressful, 5 = highly stressful