International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART F
Sibling relationship among school children
Author(s): Ramitha BE
A study on sibling relationship of school children was conducted during 2015-2016. The population of the study comprised of children studying in 5th to 10th grade from urban areas of Dharwad taluk and rural areas of Dharwad and Bagalkot taluk, Karnataka. Further the sample comprised of 24 students from each school leading to 96 students from urban area and 96 students from rural area. Totally, the sample size consisted of 192 school children. Sibling relationship questionnaire and Teacher report form was used to assess sibling relationship and socio-emotional behavior of school children respectively. There was significant negative correlation that was found between sibling relationship and socio-emotional behavior problems. Internalizing and externalizing problems was negatively correlated with warmth/closeness dimension of sibling relationship and positively correlated with conflict and rivalry dimension indicating that higher the sibling relationship lower was socio-emotional behavior problems among school children.
How to cite this article:
Ramitha BE. Sibling relationship among school children. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):341-345.