The Social Sciences

Year: 2010
Volume: 5
Issue: 6
Page No. 467 - 470

Gender, Marital Status and Religious Affiliation as Factors of Assertiveness among Nigerian Education Majors

Authors : A. A. Arigbabu, Owolabi- Grabriel and Oladipo Samuel Ekundayo

Abstract: Using an ex-post facto survey research design, the present study examined the influence of gender, marital status and religious affiliation on assertiveness of education majors. For the purpose of the study, 367 education majors were randomly selected from two institutions. This was made up of 96 (26.2%) males and 271 (73.8%) females; 165 (45%) married, 191 (52%) singles and 11 (3%) widowed. Participants’ ages ranged between 17-53 years. Validated scales were used to collect data which was analyzed using univariate analysis of variance. The result showed that none of gender, martial status or religious affiliation had statistically significant influence on the assertiveness level of education majors.

How to cite this article:

A. A. Arigbabu, Owolabi- Grabriel and Oladipo Samuel Ekundayo, 2010. Gender, Marital Status and Religious Affiliation as Factors of Assertiveness among Nigerian Education Majors. The Social Sciences, 5: 467-470.

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