International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part E (2020)
Adjustment among rural and urban female college students
The aim was to study the adjustment among female college students. The objective was to study the adjustment among rural and urban female college students and to compare the level of adjustment between rural and urban female college students. It was hypothesised that there will be a there will be a significant difference in adjustment between rural and urban female college students. A Quasi experimental between group design and purposive sampling was opted for the study. The sample consisted of 60 rural and 60 urban female college students pursuing their degree course aged between 19 to 21 years. Students scoring more than cut off point on General Health Questionnaire and reporting any major physical or psychological problems were not considered for the study. Students were administered Kuppuswamy Socio-economic Scale was used to identify students belonging to middle Socio-economic status. Rural and urban female students belonging to middle socio economic status were administered the screening tool of General Health Questionnaire and students scoring above the cut off point were not assessed further. Rest of the students were administered Adjustment Inventory for College Students. The assessment tool was scored and results analysed. Statistical analysis was done by using, ‘t’ test for the scores on different areas of adjustment between rural and urban college students. The results showed that on adjustment inventory for college students; overall the rural female students had average adjustment whereas urban female students had unsatisfactory adjustment. The ‘t’ scores and the significance values indicated that there is a significant difference between urban and rural area on different areas of adjustment Scale.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Geetha A. Adjustment among rural and urban female college students. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(2):361-366.