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Determinants of Choice of Health Education as a Major Area of Study among Female Students of Physical and Health Education Department, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

Ibhafidon, A.; Kalu, M. O.; Nwachukwu, K. C. and Nwaobiala, C. J

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
Abstract


This study focused on determinants of choice of health education as a major area of study among female students of Physical and Health Education Department, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State. A self developed and validated questionnaire with 0.82 reliability was used as research instrument. The data was analyzed using simple percentage and binomial test. Three hundred female students of the Department of Health Education, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State drawn using purposive sampling technique served as sample for the study. The results of the study showed that personal interest, academic performance and economic reasons were positively significant showing that they were the determinants of choice of health education as a major area of study among female students in the study area. Furthermore, the result showed that parental pressure was not a determinant of choice of health education as a major area of study. Part of the recommendations was that the interest of students in health education should be maintained through quality teaching in order to sustain and increase the interest of those who have lost interest in the subject

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