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| Published: December 28, 2021

Self-Efficacy and Perceived Social Support among Asha Workers

Benno AM

First year, MSc. Counselling Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous, Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther


DOI: 10.25215/0904.183


The study intends to explore the relationship of self-efficacy and perceived social support among Asha workers. Through online survey two questionnaires were distributed to 60 Asha workers aged between 30 and 50 years (N=60 female) of various village of Ernakulam district. A quantitative strategy was used, as well as a cross-sectional descriptive research design and a purposive sample technique. Questionnaires of Multidimensional scale of perceived social support (Zimet et al., 1988) was used to assess perceived social support among Asha workers and General self-efficacy scale (Schwarzer & Jerusalem, 2010) was used to determine self-efficacy among Asha workers. To arrive at the results, Pearson Correlation and Independent Sample t-test were used. According to Pearson Correlation the results indicated a significant positive relation between self-efficacy and perceived social support and Asha-workers. Independent sample t-test was computed and result indicated Asha-workers with less than five-year work experience is found to be higher in self-efficacy and perceived social support.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429


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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021