International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023 | Rating: 5.3 / 10

A Study to Assess the Level of Self-Esteem among Adolescence at Selected Village in Chennai

Dr. Beula Dalus .J

Abstract: Self-esteem is a confidence of the individual?s worthiness, also encompasses beliefs about self, expressed by a positive or negative evaluation. As per Rosenberg?s it is a totality of individual thoughts and feelings, having reference to him as an object. Self-esteem as a whole is an unchanging feature of adults and it is difficult to be influenced by the experimental design of a study. The aim of the study was to assess the level of self-esteem among adolescents at a selected village in Chennai. Methodology: The investigator adopted a descriptive research design to assess the level of self-esteem among adolescent. After obtained a formal permission from the panchayat chairman, and written consent from the samples the study was conducted among 40 adolescents by used a non-probability purposive sampling techniques at a selected village in Chennai. Modified Rosenberg self-esteem scale was used to assess the level of self-esteem among adolescents. Results: The finding revealed that the 26 adolescent (65%) had moderate level of self-esteem and the 14 adolescents (35%) had high level of self-esteem. None of them has low level of self-esteem. The mean value was 20.025 with the standard deviation 5.62, also revealed that there was a statistically significant association found between the levels of self-esteem among the adolescent with their selected demographic variables such as age, gender, religion, type of family and income at p<0.05 level, whereas there is no statistically significant association found with the remaining variables at p<0.05 level. Conclusion: The study concluded that majority of the adolescent had moderate and high level of self-esteem.

Keywords: Level of Self-esteem, Adolescents

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 1, January 2023,

Pages: 959 - 961

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