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A Comparative Study on Self-Esteem among Adolescent Girls Studying in Single Sex and Co-Education Schools of Distt Kullu H. P.

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)

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Page : 1501-1505

Keywords : Self-esteem; Adolescent girls; Single sex and co-educational;

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Self-esteem refers to the degree of regard or respect that individuals have for themselves and if a measure of worth that they place on their abilities and judgments. The promotion of self-esteem is about stopping the self-judgments. It is about helping the individual?s change how they perceive and feel about one selves. On a day to day basis one?s self-value is challenged by chances within the environment. With positive self-worth individual are able to adapt successfully to the demands associated with situational and maturational crisis that occurs. High self-esteem or positive self-regard is a feeling of competent to meet the demand of changing the self, the family and the society Objectives: to assess the self-esteem among adolescent girls in single sex and co-educational schools using Rosenberg scale, to determine associations between self-esteem with selected demographic variables of adolescent girls studying in single sex and co-educational school. Methodology: A comparative study was conducted in 2021 in Government school of Mohal and Government school of Sultanpur. Sample of 200 students were selected, 100 from single sex schools and 100 from co-educational schools by using convenient sampling technique. Result: The findings show the mean score for single sex is 20.54 % and standard deviation score is 2.532 whereas for co-educational mean p = 0.01 Conclusion: The mean ?SD and mean percentage of self-esteem score in single sex (20.54 ?2.532) with mean percentage 68.47 and co-educational school (22.75 ?1.720) with mean percentage 75.83. This denotes that self-esteem of adolescent girls studying in co-educational students is more as compared to single sex students.

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