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International Journal of Home Science

2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART B

A Study on effect of online social networking on lifestyle of rural adolescents

Author(s): Bhumika Bagora and Dr. Renu Dhakar
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to study the effect of online social networking on life style of rural adolescents. The total sample for the present study consisted of 200 rural adolescents i.e. 100 boys and 100 girls. Samples were selected from co-educational government schools of 5 villages of Rajsamand District of Rajasthan. An inventory on effect of online social networking on life style of adolescents was utilized for the research. Percentage, mean percent scores and z- test were computed for analysis of data. The results of the study revealed that effect of online social networking was found in personality, social interaction and hobbies of rural adolescents. Clear cut gender difference was observed. Hence, further studies on larger samples need to be undertaken to clearly prove the difference and impact. The findings of the study are likely to be of immense importance to scholars who are interested in carrying out research related to online social networking and for parents and counsellors.
Pages: 84-87  |  25 Views  16 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Bhumika Bagora, Dr. Renu Dhakar. A Study on effect of online social networking on lifestyle of rural adolescents. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):84-87.
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