Impact of demographic variables on occupational stress among female bank employees
Farheena Bano, Naheed Vaida, Mushtaq Ahmad Darzi and Uzma Mushtaq
Stress has been defined as a psychological response to the demand intrinsic in a stressor that has the influence to make an individual feel agitated or anxious. It is a disparity between demand and response as one feels incapable of managing these demands. The current study attempts to examine impact of demographic variables on occupational stress among female bank employees. To achieve the objectives of the present investigation, a set of purposive sample was drawn from Kashmir valley.
The results of the study revealed that married employees and employees belonging to joint families experience more occupational stress. With respect to age and educational status of employees results inferred that employees under age group of 20-30 years and above P.G employees experience more occupational stress. With respect to income status and job experience of employees findings inferred that employees having ≤ ₹ 20,000 /month and employees having below two years of job experience encounter more occupational stress. With respect to annual family income of employees results reveal that employees having below ₹ 6 lacs as their annual family income experience more occupational stress.