AN ANALYSIS ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS OF UNDERGRADUATE VETERINARY STUDENTS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

Publication Date : 07/02/2017


Author(s) :

Bharadwaja Krishna.M , Sharma, G.R.K , Harilal, R , Suresh, J.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 3
,
Issue 2
(02 - 2017)



Abstract :

The study was conducted in purposively selected three veterinary colleges under the purview of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University in Andhra Pradesh. Total 150 under graduate veterinary students were selected for the study. Ten factors were considered to study the socio-economic status and its association with the career preferences of undergraduate veterinary students. It was observed that respondents were equally distributed among themselves, considering gender as the parameter. Care was taken to have equal distribution of all the years and Majority of the respondents hailed from nuclear families, urban background, possessed medium sized family and fathers were educated up to bachelor degree, settled in government sector with high income while mothers were illiterate and settled as homemakers. Correlation analysis revealed that gender, year of study, rural urban back ground, education & occupation of parents and parent’s income had shown positive and significant relationship where as family type and family size had shown positive and non significant relationship with career preferences of undergraduate veterinary students.


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