Family Socio-Economic Status and Delinquency among Senior Secondary School Students in Calabar South, Cross River State, Nigeria
Ekpo, Theresa Etim; Ajake, Uchenna Egodi

The study was aimed at investigating the influence of family socio economic status and educational level of parents on delinquency among senior secondary school students in Calabar south. Cross River State, Nigeria. It was a survey research; as such the population used was 2640 senior secondary school students, using simple random sampling technique, 600 students were drawn for the study. For data analysis, independent t-test was used for testing the study hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance for family socio-economic status and analysis of variance (ANOVA) for the educational level of parents. The result of the data analysis showed that family socio economic status and the educational level of parents significantly influences student’s delinquency. Based on the findings, recommendations were made.

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