International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015 | Rating: 7 / 10

Find the Self Reported Problem Regarding Carrying of School Backpack among Children and the Load of the Bag in Arignar Anna Government Higher Secondary School, Poonamallee

Sahaya Bedlin Nithya.S | Beautily | Dr. P. Mangala Gowri [7]

Abstract: A descriptive study was done to find the self reported problem regarding carrying of school backpack among children and the load of the bag. Simple random sampling technique (random table method) was used and 100 school children were selected at Government Higher Secondary School - Poonamallee. Demographic variables were collected by using interview technique and questionnaire was used to assess the self reported problems of the children. Descriptive and inferential statistics was used for the analysis of data. The findings of the study are, the overall degree of the Self reported problems shows that 40 % had Moderate problems, 60 % of the children had severe problems and none of the children had Mild problems and Load of the bag shows that 87 % had mild overload, 13 % had moderate over load and none of the children had severe overload. Problem reported regarding the weight of the bag load and duration of carrying the bag are statistically Non significance at p < 0.05.

Keywords: Self Reported Problem, School Backpack, Load of the Bag, School Children

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,

Pages: 407 - 408

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