ERIC Number: ED066628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Factors Related to 4-H Membership Status of Ninth and Tenth Grade Boys in Greene County, Tennessee: A Research Summary of a Graduate Study.
McClure, Joseph Paul; And Others
This study concerned problem of decreased 4-H Club enrollment among senior 4-H Club youth in Tennessee. Data were collected from all ninth and tenth grade boys in Greene County, Tennessee, present on day interviews were conducted in each school. For analysis, data from 308 boys were classified into two groups according to their 4-H Club membership status. Purpose was to compare 4-H members and dropouts regarding personal characteristics, parental and family characteristics, extent of participation in youth organizations and tasks they were most interested in learning to perform. Thirty-two independent variables were identified and used as basis for comparison. Contingency tables were used to show relation between (4-H membership status) and independent variables. Chi square statistical analyses were made to show relations obtained. Chi square values which achieved .05 level were accepted as statistically significant. Computations were done with assistance of University of Tennessee Computing Center. Results were important. Bibliography is included. (Author/NF)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Agricultural Extension Service.
Note: Extension Study No. 22