How does domestic violence affect the performance of students’ in the school

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA ANALYSIS, RESULT AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS

This chapter focuses on the analysis of the data collected from the field by conducting a simple general test for the sample population. The analysis of the research questions was done by using mean and standard deviation. A discussion was also made on the major findings derived as a result of the analysis.

Research Question Analysis

Research Question one: What are the effects of family instability on the academic performance of students?

Table 4.1

S/N ITEMS Mean SD
1 Students from stable families achieve better academically 3.15 0.59
2 Children from unstable families find it hard to comprehend in class 4.85 0.59
3 Children from stable families tend to look up to their parents and therefore have higher career aspiration than children from unstable homes 2.55 0.59
4 Children from unstable families tend to lose attention in class 3.51 0.59
5 Students from unstable families tend to have issues with their continuous assessment 4.54 0.59
6 Students from unstable families do not normally have the time to do their assignments 4.53 0.59
7 Students from unstable families normally develop hatred for teachers 4.58 0.59
8 Students from unstable homes tend to move with people of questionable character in the process of finding solace outside the home 4.59 0.59

 

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From table 4.1, all the eight item mean values are above 2.50 cut-off mean value. The findings agreed that students from stable families achieve better academically (= 3.15). Also, it agrees that children from unstable families find it hard to comprehend in class (= 4.85). the study also showed that children from stable families tend to look up to their parents and therefore have higher career aspiration than children from unstable homes (=2.55), the results agreed that Children from unstable families tend to lose attention in class (=3.51). the findings agreed that students from unstable families tend to have issues with their continuous assessment (=4.54), it also shows that students from unstable families do not normally have the time to do their assignments (=4.53), the study agreed that students from unstable families normally develop hatred for teachers (=4.58), findings made us realize that Students from unstable homes tend to move with people of questionable character in the process of finding solace outside the home (=4.59).

Research Question two: How does lack of proper attention from the parents affect the students’ academic performance?

Table 4.2

S/N ITEMS Mean SD
1 Family trauma promote poor study habits among students 4.90 0.59
2 Students from broken families tend to lose interest in schooling 4.55 0.59
3 Family status affects personal study on the part of the students 4.25 0.59
4 Parents of children from unstable families do not have time for their children academic work 3.15 0.59
5 Parents of children from unstable families do not provide adequate attention for their children 3.15 0.59
6 Parents from unstable families find it hard to provide for their children academic needs 4.85 0.59
7 Parents of students from stable families take cognizance of their wards academic activities 2.55 0.59
8 Parents of students from stable families tend to provide the basic necessities required for their children’s education 3.51 0.59

From table 4.2, all the eight item mean values are above 2.50 cut-off mean value. Findings affirmed that family trauma promote poor study habits among students (=4.90). the results affirmed that students from broken families tend to lose interest in schooling (=4.55). this also agreed that family status affects personal study on the part of the students (=4.25), it was agreed that parents of children from unstable families do not have time for their children academic work (=3.15), it was agreed that parents of children from unstable families do not provide adequate attention for their children (=3.15). the findings also enlightened us that parents from unstable families find it hard to provide for their children academic needs (=4.85), Parents of students from stable families take cognizance of their wards academic activities (=2.55), the findings made us realize that parents of students from stable families tend to provide the basic necessities required for their children’s education (=3.51),

  1. Research Question three: How does domestic violence affect the performance of students’ in the school?

Table 3

S/N ITEMS Mean SD
1 Domestic violence in homes make students mentally unsettled in the classroom 4.54 0.59
2 The Trauma faced by students from unstable homes affect the students thinking 4.53 0.59
3 Instability in homes is one of the major causes of drop out in schools 4.58 0.59
4 Poor or low family status is one of the factors escalating the rate of drop out in schools 4.59 0.59

From table 4.3, all the four item mean values are above 2.50 cut-off mean value. It was agreed that Domestic violence in homes make students mentally unsettled in the classroom (=4.54), it was also agreed that the trauma faced by students from unstable homes affect the students thinking (=4.53), the findings also showed that instability in homes is one of the major causes of drop out in schools (=4.58), Poor or low family status is one of the factors escalating the rate of drop out in schools (=4.59),

 

 

 

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