Loneliness and Gender- A Comparative Study among High School, College and University Students
Sankara Pitchaiah Podila,  V. Sastry Ch
Loneliness has been defined as an unpleasant experience that derives from important deficiencies in the lonely person’s network of social relationship. It is increasingly becoming a major concern in modern societies. A total of 3839 students were participated, out of them 2007 are male and 1832 are female students studying in High school to the University. The relation between loneliness and gender with reference to level of the education are examined. Chi-square test, T-test and ANOVA tests are carried out to explain the relationships. The study found significant relation and concluded that males have high degree of loneliness compared to female students. The study also pointed out that the problem of loneliness decreasing with increasing age and level of education.
Keywords- Loneliness, gender, high school, college, university
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Sankara Pitchaiah Podila,  V. Sastry Ch,   "Loneliness and Gender- A Comparative Study among High School, College and University Students"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 2, pp.183-186, May 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1902037.pdf