| Published: February 15, 2019
Effect of Gender, Economic status, Religion, Partner’s Economic Status on Interpersonal Attraction among the University Students
The objective of the present study was to investigate whether Interpersonal Attraction of Bangladeshi students of Dhaka city varies based on gender, religion, and economic status. A standardized instrument, named Interpersonal Attraction Scale of McCroskey and McCain (1974), was used to collect data by purposive sampling from 300 undergraduate students of different universities of Dhaka city. This scale was divided in three categories- Social Attraction, Physical Attraction, and Task Attraction. By analyzing the results of the present study, it was found that social attraction is significant in p < .001 according to economic status that means middle class students were more socially attracted than lower and higher classes students. physical attraction is significant at p <.05 according to economic status that means middle class students were more physically attracted than lower and higher classes students. Negative significant difference between Hinduism and Muslim students at p < .05 that means Muslim students posse higher mean than Hinduism students in social attraction.
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© 2019 Md Hasibul Islam, Dr.Asoke Kumar Saha, Hamida Naz, Shirin Shila, Ummee Habiba Shithee
Received: January 08, 2019; Revision Received: February 06, 2019; Accepted: February 15, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019