The impact of absentee parent/s on the level of self-esteem of Lasallian learners

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Single Parent, Self Concept, Parenting


The study used a non-experimental descriptive type of research. The respondents of this study are 100 Lasallian learners who belong to the three (3) different colleges of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute namely College of Nursing and School of Midwifery, College of Physical Therapy and College of Medical Radiation Technology. The manner of sampling employed to obtain the respondents was a combination of snowball sampling and purposive sampling. The study utilized a questionnaire which is an adapted tool.The following statistical treatments were used to obtain valid results in this study: Percentage, mean, t-test and f-test. Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions are drawn: 1) Majority of the respondents range from ages 18-20 years of age, female, eldest in the family, have their father as the absentee parent and have been working abroad for more than (7) seven years and are Catholic; 2) The respondents level of self-esteem have an overall average of 2.97 which indicates that the respondents have a high level of self-esteem; 3)There is no significant difference in the level of self-esteem of Lasallian learners when they are grouped according to age, gender, ordinal position in the family, number of parent/s working abroad, length of parting form parent/s and religion.

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