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| Published: December 25, 2014

A Comparative Study of Suicide Tendency among Students in Relation to Gender and Residential area

Prof. Jayesh N. Bhalala

Lecturer in Psychology, Smt. R. R. Patel Manila College, Astron Soct., Kalawad Road, RAJKOT, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.006/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.006

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The goal of the present study was to note the effect of the gender (Male/ Female) and residential area (Rural/ Urban) on the suicide tendency of students. In view to above purpose the sample of 120 was selected by random sampling method. Suicide tendency Inventory standardized by Dr. G. R. Meghnathi (2002) Among the Students of Rajkot city and from its rural areas, was referred to have data regarding their suicide tendency and all the tow individual factors, obtained information was statistically analyzed by‘t’-test effects were discovered. According to the results show that there is significant difference existed between male and female students, ‘t’-value 1.96 has been found significant at 0.05 level. So we concluded that female students showed higher level of suicide tendency then male students. Showed significant effect of area on suicide tendency. The‘t’-value 3.39 has been found significant at 0.01 level. So we concluded that urban students showed higher level of suicide tendency then rural students.
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Prof. Jayesh N. Bhalala @ jaybhalala9@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.006/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.006

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014

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