International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Nursing | Nepal | Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018


A Comparative Study on Psychosocial Problems of Adolescents between Selected Rural and Urban Schools of Mangalore

Shobhana Nepal | Pathima Voilet Fernandes


Abstract: A cross sectional, descriptive comparative study was conducted in selected rural and urban secondary schools of Mangalore using stratified random sampling technique among 120 adolescents. The data were obtained using baseline characteristics performa and self reported scale regarding psychosocial problems with the reliability of r= 0.757. Data was analyzed using SPSS.16. The mean SD of psychosocial problem score of the adolescents of rural schools was 28.812.90and the mean SD of psychosocial problem score of the adolescents of urban schools was 23.228.39. Mean psychosocial problem score was comparatively higher in the adolescents of the rural schools than the urban schools (t118= 2.81, p


Keywords: Psychosocial problems, Adolescents, Rural, Urban


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 1, January 2018,


Pages: 1663 - 1665


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