Title

Profile of adolescents living with an extended family and its effect on the social participation in Dasmarinas, Cavite

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

Keywords

Adolescents, Family, Social Interaction

Abstract

The specific objective of this study was to identify the profile of the respondents in terms of age, gender, socioeconomic status and the educational attainment of the caregiver and its effects on different type of social participation, and to determine the top three (3) most participated type of social participation that the adolescents engage in. The study used quantitative research design and was conducted in Dasmarinas, Cavite. The total number of respondents was 100, composing of 52 males and 48 males. The procedures for gathering data were as follows: a formal letter was sent to the municipal hall of Dasmarinas requesting for a list of total population per barangay. Simple random sampling was used in selecting barangays where the study was conducted. Validation of questionnaires was performed to further improve the tool. Pilot study was conducted to gather the comments of the respondents that also helped improved the tool. Questionnaires were sent to validators for final validation. Informed consent was given to the respondents and they were oriented on what to do with the questionnaire, then the results were verified and reviewed. The researchers used frequency distribution specifically the relative frequency for the data analysis of the study. After profiling the adolescents according to their age, gender, socioeconomic status, and determining the educational attainment of the adolescent's parent or guardian, the results showed that the most engaged social participation by adolescents was leisure.

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