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The relationship between child support grant and teenage pregnancy

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dc.contributor.advisor Sibaya, P.T.
dc.contributor.author Kubheka, Zenzele Leonard
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-09T07:36:42Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-09T07:36:42Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/1337
dc.description A dissertation submitted in the Faculty of Education in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a Masters degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Zululand, South Africa, 2013. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study examined the relationship between the Child Support Grant (CSG) and teenage pregnancy. The first objective of the study was to establish the relationship, if any, between teenage pregnancy and the Child Support Grant. The second objective was to determine whether or not the variable of educational level, religious affiliation, and location play a role in teenage pregnancy and the support grant. In order to achieve the aims of the study, the researcher constructed his own scale. The study used a quantitative methodology to establish the relationship between Child Support Grant and teenage pregnancy. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The questionnaires were distributed to fifty participants representing the total sample of the study. These questionnaires were correctly completed and were analysed using SPSS. The chi-square measure of association was used to test for the relationship between CSG and teenage pregnancy. The findings of the study indicated that teenagers differ in terms of whether there is a relationship between CSG and teenage pregnancy. Forty eight per cent of the participants were found to have a negative view on the notion that there is a relationship between CSG and teenage pregnancy, and fifty two per cent were favourably disposed. However, the difference was not statistically significant. In answering the second research question, this study revealed that variables such as educational level, location and religious affiliation did not have any influence on child support grant. This was confirmed by statistical tests performed. The limitations of the study were identified and suggestions for further research were documented. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Zululand en_US
dc.subject Child Support Grant en_US
dc.subject Teenage pregnancy en_US
dc.subject Teenage pregnancy -- Child Support Grant en_US
dc.title The relationship between child support grant and teenage pregnancy en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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