Magnitude and factors contributing school absenteeism among adolescents of Ujjain city

  • Gunvant Singh Eske
  • Poonam Singh
  • Kamna Nigam
  • Mamta Dhaneria
Keywords: Adolescents, Medical, Psychosocial, School absenteeism

Abstract

Background: School absenteeism is prevalent in Madhya Pradesh and other states of India. Various psychosocial, domestic, and
health-related factors have been implicated for absenteeism. Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine the magnitude
of school absenteeism and its contributing factors among adolescent students of Ujjain city. Methods: An observational study was
conducted in government schools of Ujjain district. Students studying in 6th

Published
2018-06-05
How to Cite
Eske, G., Singh, P., Nigam, K., & Dhaneria, M. (2018). Magnitude and factors contributing school absenteeism among adolescents of Ujjain city. Indian Journal of Child Health, 5(5), 368-371. Retrieved from http://www.atharvapub.net/index.php/IJCH/article/view/955
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