Socio-Economic Factors as Detäihangs of Leisure Utilization among residential Students of University of Lagos

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Ige, L.O.
Ajibola, G.S.
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Lagos Journal of Educational Administration & Planning
This study assessed the socio-economic factors as determinants of leisure utilization among residential students of University of Lagos. The study adopted the descriptive design while stratified random sampling was used to draw participants. A four -points modified Likert attitudinal scale was used to sample the opinion of the participants. This included 5 halls of residence, 20 participantsfrom each hall. The stratified random sampling was used in selecting the participants using hall ofresidence and gender as basisfor stratification. The data collected from the participant were analysed using the inferential statistics ofChi-square (R) at 0.05 level of significance. The result revealed that all the four hypotheses were rejected, which simply implies social class ofparents, level ofstudy, income level and age will significantly influence leisure utilization among the University ofLagos students. The study hereby recommends that the University of Lagos students should also engage in leisure activities which suit or are convenientfor their parental social class, their level of study, their age as well as their level of income.
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socio-economic factors , leisure-utilization , residential students , Students , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Ige, L.O. & Ajibola, G.S. (2017). Socio-Economic Factors as Determinants of Leisure Utilization among Residential Students of University of Lagos. Lagos Journal of Educational Administration & Planning, 5 (1), 80-89