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Authors: Meenu Singh
Advisor: Tyagi, Rashmi
Title: Socio-economic and psychological problems of aged men in rural community of Haryana
Publisher: CCSHAU
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Agrotags: null
Keywords: Depression, Nature and extent, Psychological problems, Rural aged men, Social participation, Suitable measures
Abstract: The present study entitled “Socio-economic and psychological problem of aged men in rural community of Haryana” was planned during 2017 at Department of Sociology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar with the objectives to know the nature and extent of problems of aged men, to delineate the factors associated with the problems and to suggest suitable measures to overcome the problems. The study was carried out Haryana in district Hisar having two blocks Hansi and Hisar. There were two villages per block i.e. Dabra and Deve in Hisar and Ramayan and Dhandheri in Hansi blocks, respectively. The sample size was 30 respondents from each village with a total of 120 respondents. A well framed questionnaire and interview scheduled was followed to conduct the study. About half of the respondents belonged to young old (60-69) age group (65%). Majority of the respondents belongs to the Hindu religion and no were belongs to other religion.Half of the respondents belongs to general caste (74.2%) and 30.8 per cent of the respondents had medium land holdings. 71.7 per cent were living in joint family and around 50.8 per cent of the respondents belonged to medium family size (up to 5-8 members). Majority of the respondents were illiterates (32.5%). Maximum number of the respondents (73.3%) was in farming while 15% were retired and 8.3% were farm labor and majority of the families of the respondents were engaged in cultivation (71.7%). About 44 per cent were in the income category of Rs.1-2 lakh annually and about 72.5 per cent respondent have control on overall income.Majority of the respondents have good relationship with their wife (67.5%), son (71.7%), and son‟s family (70%).Majority of the respondents had daily exposure to television (55%), ranked first among sources of mass media exposure of respondents.About 85 per cent of the respondents were married while 0.83 per cent of the respondents were unmarried. Remaining 14.17 per cent respondents were widow, respectively.majority of the respondent spend their time in household work and playing with grand children( 26.7%) and least were involve in sitting in chaupal (1.7%). Based on the above findings it can be concluded that predictors of psychological, social, domestic, health among aged and found that, occupation, age; caste, income, education and family size, family type control on overall income were the main predictor of psychological and cultural aspect. It can be inferred that these predictor would present deterioration of status and enable the elderly to adjust better in society.
Subject: Sociology
Theme: Socio-economic and psychological problems of aged men in rural community of Haryana
These Type: M.Sc
Issue Date: 2018
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