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International Journal of Home Science

2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 1, PART E

To study the Mothers attitude towards child care and family environment according to socio-economic characteristics

Author(s): Renu Garg
Abstract:
Three hundred mothers (150 from urban and 150 from rural areas) having a child of both sexes, studying in II - V classes and aged 8 - 10 years from Mathura district were selected through multistage stratified random sampling technique in the present study. Mothers attitude towards child care and family environment towards children were assessed. Significant differences regarding attitude towards child care and family environment were observed between the mothers having male and female children, belonging to general and others caste and nuclear and joint seperately (p<0.05) while no significant differences regarding attitude towards child care and family environment were observed between the mothers belonging to urban and rural areas and their occupational status (p<0.05). However, Significant and insignificant differences regarding attitude towards family environment and child care were noted between the mothers in respect to studying classes of children, number of family members, age and educational level of mothers seperately. Significant difference regarding attitude towards child care and non-significant difference regarding attitude towards family environment were also observed between the mothers in respect to their family monthly income.
Pages: 269-272  |  67 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Renu Garg. To study the Mothers attitude towards child care and family environment according to socio-economic characteristics. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(1):269-272.
International Journal of Home Science