The Social Sciences

Year: 2010
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Page No. 373 - 375

The Influence of Sex on Inclination to Crime Among Secondary School Students

Authors : Falana Bernard Akinlabi and Bada Festus Olatunji

Abstract: The study investigated the influence of sex on inclination to crime commission among secondary students in Ekiti State. The researcher employed the descriptive research design of the survey type. The populations for the study are all the public secondary school students in Ekiti State. The questionnaire titled Inclination To Crime (ITC) among secondary school students was administered on the respondents. Face and content validities of the instrument were ensured by experts in the field of psychology. A validity coefficient of 0.72 was obtained. The test retest reliability of the instrument was ensured by administering the instrument on subjects that are not part of the original sample. The reliability coefficient of 0.86 was obtained and found significnt at 0.05 level of significance using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis. Copies of the 30 items instruments were personally administered on the respondents. The data collected were analyzed using inferential statistics of t-test.

How to cite this article:

Falana Bernard Akinlabi and Bada Festus Olatunji, 2010. The Influence of Sex on Inclination to Crime Among Secondary School Students. The Social Sciences, 5: 373-375.

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