2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Comparison of levels of depression in urban and rural students
Author(s): Dr. Khushal Jagtrao Alaspure
The main purpose of the study is to find the Comparison of levels of depression in urban and rural students. The present researcher was taken the male subjects for the study. The sources from collegiate urban and rural of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati district was taken as sources of data. For the present study researcher selected 60 (Sixty) subjects of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati (i.e. 30 urban and 30 rural students). In the present study the researcher adopted purposive sampling method for the selection of subjects. Depression was measured with the help of Depression test by O. P. Mishra, Vidhya Bhooshan and Santosh Kumar. The data collected from the two groups on the depression were used for the statistical treatment to find out whether or not there was any significant difference between the two groups by the‘t’ test. The level of significance was fixed at 0.05 level of confidence. All the statistical calculation was carried out using Microsoft Excel, 2007. The results come out were shows significant difference between urban and rural area students as depression and depression dimensions of motivational, cognitive, behavioral and emotional. There is no significant difference of somatic dimension of depression between urban and rural area students.
Pages: 644-646 | 346 Views 1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Khushal Jagtrao Alaspure. Comparison of levels of depression in urban and rural students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):644-646.