Relationship of socioeconomic status and lifestyle in college going male students
Author(s): Dr. Bhoj Ram Rawte and Krishna Gopal Rai
Abstract: Objective: The objective of the present study was to find out relationship of Socioeconomic Status and Lifestyle in College Going male Students.Methodology: The study was conducted on 40 male students, age ranged from 20 to 25 years who were randomly selected from the different Departments of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur. Selected variables for the study were socioeconomic status (SES) and Lifestyle (LS). Kuppuswamy’s socioeconomic scale questionnaire (Shankar Reddy Dudala, 2012) and Life Style Assessment Inventory by Anspangh Davids, Michael, H. Hamrich and Frank D. Rosato were adopted to collect data for Socioeconomic Status and Life Style Assessment. The statistical tools employed for this study were descriptive statistics and the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation, at 0.05 level of significance. Result: The study depicted that there is significant relationship between the socioeconomic status and lifestyle (r=0.59, p<0.05). Conclusion: On the basis of the result of the study, it can be concluded that there is positive relationship between the socioeconomic status (SES) and lifestyle (LS).