Assess the Level of Health Risk Behaviors among Adolescent Boys in Government Higher Secondary School, Thandalam
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Assess the Level of Health Risk Behaviors among Adolescent Boys in Government Higher Secondary School, Thandalam

Thephilah Cathrine. R, Dr. S. Aruna, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri

A descriptive study was done to assess the level of health risk behaviors among adolescent boys. Simple random sampling technique (lottery method) was used and 100 adolescent boys were selected at Government Higher Secondary School - Thandalam. Demographic variables were collected by using interview technique and Wisconsin youth risk behavior survey scale was used to assess the health risk behaviors. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used for the analysis of data. The findings of the study are, 11 % had poor level of health risk behaviors, 4 % of them had a moderately good behaviors, followed by 82 % of them had good behaviors and 3 % of them had very good behaviors. The x^2 test shows that the Age, birth order, fathers occupation and smoking habit of father has no statistical significance at p < 0.05.

Keywords: Health risk behaviors unhealthy dietary pattern, inadequate exercise, drug abuse, use of alcohol, smoking, physical related violence and sexual behavior, adolescent boys

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Pages: 255 - 256

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Thephilah Cathrine. R, Dr. S. Aruna, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri, "Assess the Level of Health Risk Behaviors among Adolescent Boys in Government Higher Secondary School, Thandalam", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB157960, Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015, 255 - 256

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Research Paper, Psychology Science, India, Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

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Assess the Level of Health Risk Behaviors among Adolescent Boys in Government Higher Secondary School, Thandalam

Thephilah Cathrine. R, Dr. S. Aruna, Dr. P. Mangala Gowri

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