INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (823) Last page : (832)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7225
A Study on Relationship between Peer Relations and Social Intelligence among Graduating Emerging Adults
Nayak, V. S.* and Yadav, V. S.
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Community Science, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580005, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: email@example.com
Received: 3.11.2018 | Revised: 12.12.2018 | Accepted: 20.12.2018
A study on relationship between peer relations and social intelligence among graduating emerging adults was carried out in Dharwad, Hubli and Ranibennur cities, Karnataka state. The sample for the study comprised of 659 graduating emerging adults among them 198 respondents from medical stream, 164 respondents from engineering stream and 297 respondents from agriculture streams were selected. General information schedule was used to collect background information. Peer relations index developed by Hudson was used to assess peer relations and Social intelligence scale by Mathur20 was used to assess social intelligence among graduating emerging adults. Results revealed that around 45 per cent of the engineering graduating emerging adults had clinically significant peer relations problem and majority of the agriculture graduating emerging adults were observed in high level social intelligence. Higher per cent of male graduating emerging adults had clinically peer relationship problems in all subject streams. Female graduating emerging adults poses high social intelligent than male graduating emerging adults. There was significant association between peer relationship and social intelligence among emerging adults in all subject streams. Around 54 per cent, 61 per cent and 52 per cent of medical, engineering and agriculture graduating emerging with presence of clinically significant peer relations problem had low level of social intelligence.Key words: Emerging adults, Peer relations, Social intelligence, Subject stream.
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Cite this article: Nayak, V.S. and Yadav, V.S., A Study on Relationship between Peer Relations and Social Intelligence among Graduating Emerging Adults, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 823-832 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7225