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Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Socio-emotional behaviour problems of rural and urban primary school children

Author(s):
Gayatri A Anikivi and Ganga V Yenagi
Abstract:
The study was conducted to identify socio-emotional behaviour problems of rural and urban primary school children. The population of the present study was primary school children studying in 1st to 4th grade of Dharwad and Bailhongal taluks. A sample of 160 rural primary school children and 80 urban primary school children were randomly selected from schools of Bailhongal and Dharwad taluks. General information schedule was prepared to collect information about the child’s age, age of the mother, gender, ordinal position, caste, type of family, education of mother and occupation of parents. The child behaviour problems were measured through Child Behaviour Checklist (Teacher Report form Achenbach, 2001). The data were subjected to percentage, t-test and chi-square analysis. The result revealed that, majority of the rural and urban primary school children had normal behavioural problems. It was revealed that, rural children had higher level of externalizing and total behavioural problems, similarly urban children had exhibited more internalizing problems but it was non significant. It also revealed that, rural girls exhibited more internalizing problems compared to boys. Among urban groups, girls were found with significantly higher level of total behavioural problems compared to boys.
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How to cite this article:
Gayatri A Anikivi, Ganga V Yenagi. Socio-emotional behaviour problems of rural and urban primary school children. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(4):914-917.

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