A study of peer and parent pressure on Pakistani youth: Gender wise comparison

International Journal of Academic Resaerch 11/2011;


Gender wise comparison was carried out with regards to peer and parental pressure on 156 university students enrolled in the 1st semester of their masters program Researchers developed three point lickert type scale was used to explore the peer and parental pressure. Findings of the study showed that there is a gender wise difference in parental pressure but there is no significant difference in male and female regarding peer pressure; the values of mean scores indicates that male students have higher mean scores as compare to females in all types of comparisons both on peer and parental pressure sub scales

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