American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

The Effects of Some Socio-Demographic and Academic Characteristics of University Students on Self-Control
Assoc.Prof. Canani Kaygusuz, Assoc.Prof. Gülsüm Duyan, Prof. Aynur Oksal, Professor Dr. Veli Duyan

This study was carried out to examine the relationship between socio-demographic factors and self-control and investigate if academic life is related with self-control of university students (F = 954, M = 400). The data was gathered via Self-Control Schedule and Personal Information Form. In the analysis of the data, descriptive statistics, t test, correlation and variance analysis were employed. The results showed that having a negative life experience within the recent month and gender has an effect on self-control while the variables of age, place of birth, socio-economic status (SES), type of family and place of longest residence had no effect on self-control. Academic research findings regarding the relationship between academic life and self-control revealed that as the study period and total GPA increases self-control scores also increase.

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