International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 2, PART A
Study on perceptions of the family climate of tribal adolescents in Adilabad District of Telangana
Author(s): K Samhitha, Dr. P Sreedevi, Dr. M Sarada Devi and Dr. R Neela Rani
The present study was undertaken to find out the perceptions on the family climate of tribal adolescents who are residing in Adilabad district of Telangana State. A total sample of 120 adolescents out of which 60 boys and 60 girls in the age range of 13-19 years were selected through purposive random sampling method. Ex-post factor research design was used for the study. A self-designed interview schedule was used to study the socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents. Perceptions of the tribal adolescents on their family climate were assessed by using Family climate Scale by Dr. Beena Shah (2001). The scale had ten components like Freedom vs Restrictiveness, Attention vs Negligence, Dominance vs Submissiveness, Acceptance vs Rejection, Trust vs Distrust, Indulgence vs Avoidance, Warmth vs Coldness, Expectation vs Hopelessness, Partiality vs Fairness and Open communication vs Closed communication. The data was analysed using Frequencies and Percentages. The results revealed that, majority of the tribal adolescents perceived that they had moderately favourable family climate followed by highly favourable family climate.
How to cite this article:
K Samhitha, Dr. P Sreedevi, Dr. M Sarada Devi, Dr. R Neela Rani. Study on perceptions of the family climate of tribal adolescents in Adilabad District of Telangana. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(2):32-34.