The relationship of having absentee parents to the study habits of students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Study Habits, Absentee Parents


The research design used in the study was quantitative correlational research. The respondents of the study were composed of 262 students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute from College of Nursing and School of Midwifery, College of Medical Radiation Technology and College of Rehabilitation Sciences. The research instrument used was an adapted-modified survey type of questionnaire and data was analysed using Slovin’s formula, frequency and percentage distribution, weighted mean, t-test, f-test, and Chi-square. Majority of the respondents were aged 18 to 21 years old, females, eldest in the family, Catholic, have family structure that consists of one parent, have a monthly income of 30,001 and above, and taking up Physical therapy. Having one parent abroad was the most common nature of the absence of their parents. Majority of the scores were suggesting excellent study habits by the respondents. There were no significant differences when they were grouped according to age, gender, ordinal position, religion, family structures, and family income. However, according to college course, the results depicted that there was a significant difference in the study habits of the respondents. There was no significant relationship between having absentee parent/s and the study habits of the students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute.

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