Influence of Family Background on the Academic Performance of Married Female Students in Clothing and Textiles in Nigeria’s Universities

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  • Juliana Ego Azonuche Department of Vocational Education, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0082

Keywords:

Family Background, Academic Background, Married Female Students, Universities

Abstract

The study aimed at finding the influence of the family on the academic performance of married female students in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions. The study was guided by three research questions and three hypotheses. The population of the study was 176 Clothing and Textiles students in public universities South-South States, Nigeria. The sample size was 58 respondents that are married, selected through purposive sampling technique. Questionnaire vas used to elicit responses from the respondents. The records of students” raw scores were used to score performance. Data were analysed using mean, regression and ANOVA. Findings showed that the married female students perform their family roles. Their marital roles and family size did not influence their academic performance but their socioeconomic status did. It was recommended that families should provide needed learning materials for married female students for better academic performance.

 

Received: 15 February 2021 / Accepted: 4 May 2021 / Published: 8 July 2021

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2021-07-08

How to Cite

Azonuche, J. E. . (2021). Influence of Family Background on the Academic Performance of Married Female Students in Clothing and Textiles in Nigeria’s Universities. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11(4), 124. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0082

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