International Journal of Home Science
2021, VOL. 7 ISSUE 3, PART D
A comparative study of self-concept among children according to their socio-economic characteristics
Author(s): Renu Garg
Self-concept among children according to socio-economic characteristics were assessed. This study was conducted in Mathura district on the 300 children (150 from urban and 150 from rural areas) of both sexes, studying in II-V classes and aged 8-10 years which were selected through multistage stratified random sampling technique. Significant differences regarding self-concept were observed between the children according to rural and urban areas, studying classes, caste, type of family, members in their family and family monthly income seperately (p< 0.05) while no significant differences regarding self-concept was observed between male and female children (p> 0.05). Significantly, self-concept were more among the children in urban areas, studying in IV-V classes, general caste, belonging to joint families, six members and above and family monthly income Rs. 15000 and above as compared to their counterparts. However, insignificant and more self-concept was recorded among female as compared to male children in the present study.
How to cite this article:
Renu Garg. A comparative study of self-concept among children according to their socio-economic characteristics. Int J Home Sci 2021;7(3):234-236.