Construction And Standardization Of Occupational Stress Scale For Higher Secondary School Teachers

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A.Purushothaman , Dr. M. Soundararajan


The present study was undertaken to construct and standardize of Occupational Stress scale   to measure the level of occupational stress of Higher Secondary teachers of cuddalore. Initially 70 items were framed by reviewing related literature, which was then given to experts for analyzing the content. Based on expert’s opinion, 6 items were deleted. After preliminary try out and item analysis, only items with‘t’ value greater than 2.58 was selected. At the end of item analysis, 7 items were eliminated. The final form of the scale thus consists of 57 items. The reliability of the scale was ascertained by split half method and it was found to be relatively high. Content validity and face validity was also ascertained.

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