Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2019

A Comparative Study of Joint-Nuclear Family School Children of Different Birth-Order on Extraversion

Dr. Dinesh Prasad Sahu

Ph.D, Dept. of Psychology, Lalit Narayn Mithila University, Darbhanga, Bihar, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.033/20190703

DOI: 10.25215/0703.033


The study was undertaken to study of different birth order on extroversion among subjects to joint and nuclear families boys and girls having rural and urban background which was conducted in Madhubani and Darbhanga districts of Bihar (India). The sample of the study comprised of 400 subjects (200 boys and 200 girls). 200 subjects belonging to joint families and 200 belonging to nuclear families. 200 subjects belonging to rural areas and 200 subjects belonging to urban areas were randomly selected in class VII. Junior Eysenck Personality Inventory has been originally developed by Eysenck & Eysenck (1964) and Personal data sheet has been developed by the research scholar. Having collected the data through the questionnaire schedule, the data were tabulated according to the procedure for statistical treatment. The results revealed that rural first born boys of joint family were significantly more extrovert than urban later born boys of joint family later born rural boys as well as girls of nuclear family. The later born girls of urban nuclear family were significantly more extrovert than later born boys and girls of urban joint family, and later boys and girls of rural nuclear families. However, significant difference has been found between the groups of girls and boys as t-value is found statistically significant beyond 0.05 and 0.01 levels.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 3, July-September, 2019