BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Test Anxiety Levels of Board Exam Going Students in Tamil Nadu, India

Table 5

Westside test anxiety scale interpretation of the scores for each subclass.

SubclassesWTAS score
Mean ± SD

Incapacity3.19 ± 0.46Moderately high
Worry3.35 ± 0.47Moderately high
Other’s view3.55 ± 0.71High test anxiety
Self-image2.81 ± 0.66High normal test anxiety
Future security3.42 ± 0.89Moderately high

Descriptive analysis was performed; WTAS: Westside Test Anxiety Scale; WTAS score interpretation: 1.0–1.9 comfortably low test anxiety, 2.0–2.5 normal or average test anxiety, 2.5–2.9 high normal test anxiety, 3.0–3.4 moderately high, 3.5–3.9 high test anxiety, 4.0–5.0 extremely high anxiety; scale value: 1, never, to 5, always.