International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part L (2016)
Mathematics anxiety among secondary school students in relation to gender and parental education
Ruchi Srivastava, Dr. Ali Imam, Gyan Pratap Singh
The study proposes and confirms a set of independent variables (Gender and Parental Education) and its effect on dependent variable is mathematics anxiety. The sample size is 1000 secondary school students. The tool used in the Mathematics anxiety scale (MAS) and A Personal Background Assessment Questionnaire and the data was analyzed using computation of means and standard deviation, computation of standard error and use of t –test and f-test for measuring the significant of the difference between the means.There exists significant difference between male and female students so far as their anxiety in math is concerned. Females have more anxiety levels than males in mathematics. It is also found that anxiety of student having different level of parental education. In case of both father and mother, the children whoseparentsthat arenot educated orless educated are more anxious than those who have both or one having higher level of education.
How to cite this article:
Ruchi Srivastava, Dr. Ali Imam, Gyan Pratap Singh. Mathematics anxiety among secondary school students in relation to gender and parental education. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(1): 787-790.