ROLES OF SEX AND PARENTS’ LEVEL OF EDUCATION ON SELF-ESTEEM

AUTHOR: ENIKE TOBIAS CHINEZE

DEPARTMENT: PSYCHOLOGY

AFFILIATION: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA

This study investigated the roles of sex and parents’ level of education on self-esteem. The participants were Two hundred (200) students of Psychology and Political Science Departments of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka within the age range of 18 and 39, with a mean age of 22.5 and a standard deviation of 3.12. The index of self-esteem (ISE) was used to measure the selfesteem status of participants. Results of the data using Three- Way ANOVA showed that (1) No significant difference was found between male and female students on self-esteem F (1,192) = 2.49, P = .12 (2) No significant difference between students whose father have higher education and students whose father have lower education on self-esteem F (1,192) = .02, P > .01 (3)No significant difference was also found between students whose mother have higher education and students whose mother have lower education on self-esteem F (1,192) = .05, P > .01. Discussion highlighted the necessity of encouraging self-esteem enhancement scheme in schools and families and the need to look at other individual’s attributes that may influence selfesteem. The implications of these results were discussed as well as some recommendations.

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