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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part E

Comparative study of health consciousness between rural and urban school girls of Bilaspur


Author(s): Kunvar Singh

Abstract: Purpose: Purpose of the study was to compare the health consciousness between rural and urban school girls of Bilaspur.
Methods: For the present study total 100 (50 rural and 50 urban) school girls selected as subject from government high school Koni and 50 school girls from C.B.S.E. Schools Bilaspur city. The age range of the samples is 12 to 18 years. Health consciousness was assessed by the total scores in health consciousness Questionnaire constructed and standardized by William E. Snell and Georgette the Johnson (2007). The tool used in the present investigation was the health consciousness scale which has total 100 questions and divided into 20 groups. This tool measures the extent and degree of consciousness of students about health degradation and its protection.
Statistical Technique: To know the significant difference between rural and urban school girls in comparison to health consciousness descriptive statistics and independent t-test was used for the analysis of data with the help of SPSS (16.0 version) software and the level of significance was set at 0.05.
Findings and Conclusions: The calculated data Mean score of the rural school girls is 235.35 and SD is 2.610 and mean score of urban is 240.30 and SD 2.726 respectively and calculated‘t’ value is 9.268, it reveals that urban school girls mean score is higher than the rural school girls and it’s also reveals that Urban school girls’ has more health consciousness comparison to rural school girls, because the calculated value is greater than table value and it’s significant is at 0.05 level.


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How to cite this article:
Kunvar Singh. Comparative study of health consciousness between rural and urban school girls of Bilaspur. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(1): 299-301.
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