Dhekale D.N., Hiwarkar Y.A., Kolhe C.G.
Dhekale D.N.1*, Hiwarkar Y.A.2, Kolhe C.G.3
1Associate professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhaspatil Medical College & Hospital, Jalgaon (Kh), M.S, India
2Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhaspatil Medical College & Hospital, Jalgaon (Kh),M.S, India
3Medical Officer, ESIS Dispensary No.1, Jalgaon, M.S., India
Volume - 1,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2013
Background: Present cross sectional community based study was carried out in five villages of Waradh subcentre, Primary health centre Waradh. Study comprises502 adolescents (male and female).
Objectives: To study educational status and reasons for school drop-outs among adolescents of tribal area of Maharashtra.
Methods: Descriptive cross sectional study.
Statistical analysis: Percentage and Chi square test
Result: Out of 502 adolescents 31 (6.18%) had never attended the school . School drop out before completion of matriculation was 95%. Involvement in earning and low socioeconomic status are the major reasons of school dropout. Never attended the school and /or school drop out among females were statistically higher than males.
Cite this article:
Dhekale D.N., Hiwarkar Y.A., Kolhe C.G.. A Study of School Drop out of Tribal Adolescents of Maharashtra and its Relationship with Their Social Status. Int. J. Ad. Social Sciences 1(1): July –Sept. 2013; Page 34-36.