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2016 | 57 | 129-139
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Clothing challenges for school-age children and the role of home economics education in Nigerian primary schools

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The study investigated clothing challenges for school-aged children and the role of Home Economics Education in Nigerian primary schools. Four research objectives guided the study. The population comprised all 24, 422, 918 school-aged primary school children in Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was employed in selecting the sample of 500 pupils for the study. The reliability index of the instrument was 0.78. structured questionnaire was used for data collection. Mean and standard t-test were used in analyzing the data. The results show among others, that comfort is the reason for many clothing selection and children prefer clothing that do not scratch.
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  • Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Faculty of Education, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
  • Department of Home Economics / Hospitality Management and Toursim, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria,
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