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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154882
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Child labor and school performance
Abstract:
Child labor and school performance
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Silveira, Renata Cristina da Penha, PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Federal University of Sao Joao Del Rey
Title:Professor
[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose: This study aimed able  to understand gravity and cruelty of work developed by children's and to identify the impact of work in children?s and adolescents' school performance.
Methods: non experimental, correlational, cross-sectional study, carried out with 133 students from secondary education, in municipal schools at Ribeirao Preto (SP). The Statistical Package of Social Sciences, version 14.0, was used for the data analysis.  A questionnaire with questions concerning students' socioeconomic characteristics school attendance, characterization of the work done, wage, time of work, work shift, prior works, work's consequences, absence at school, school days missed, failures and/or progression to next grade and school performance of students working compared to the ones not working. 
Results: It was identified association with the work done by the child/adolescent, that is, the chance of failing at school is 260% higher than the chance of the ones who do not work (p=0,000). Of the 133 investigated subjects, most (63,2%) was girls; 83,9% had parents who were married or lived with partner and lived at own home (74,2%). Of the 36 (27,7%) who mentioned to study and work, the minimum age of beginning to work vary from six to 15 years old, nevertheless, the majority (20,6%) started their activities at the age of eleven and thirteen (20,6%); the salary received for the work was US$ 61,2 in average. The reasons mentioned to work were: to contribute with family income (33%); 88,9% help parents at home after work and 38,9% have failed at school.
Conclusion: In Brazil, child labor is directly related to poverty. Usually, low-income families cannot afford to pay for the education of their children and need to work to help your parents. The more the child and adolescent are absorbed by work, higher the chance of having an unsatisfactory school performance, illnesses and abandoning studies.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleChild labor and school performanceen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154882-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Child labor and school performance</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Silveira, Renata Cristina da Penha, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Federal University of Sao Joao Del Rey</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">renatacps@hotmail.com</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose: This study aimed able&nbsp; to understand gravity and cruelty of work developed by children's and to identify the impact of work in children?s and adolescents' school performance. <br/>Methods: non experimental, correlational, cross-sectional study, carried out with 133 students from secondary education, in municipal schools at Ribeirao Preto (SP). The Statistical Package of Social Sciences, version 14.0, was used for the data analysis.&nbsp; A questionnaire with questions concerning students' socioeconomic characteristics school attendance, characterization of the work done, wage, time of work, work shift, prior works, work's consequences, absence at school, school days missed, failures and/or progression to next grade and school performance of students working compared to the ones not working.&nbsp; <br/>Results: It was identified association with the work done by the child/adolescent, that is, the chance of failing at school is 260% higher than the chance of the ones who do not work (p=0,000). Of the 133 investigated subjects, most (63,2%) was girls; 83,9% had parents who were married or lived with partner and lived at own home (74,2%). Of the 36 (27,7%) who mentioned to study and work, the minimum age of beginning to work vary from six to 15 years old, nevertheless, the majority (20,6%) started their activities at the age of eleven and thirteen (20,6%); the salary received for the work was US$ 61,2 in average. The reasons mentioned to work were: to contribute with family income (33%); 88,9% help parents at home after work and 38,9% have failed at school. <br/>Conclusion: In Brazil, child labor is directly related to poverty. Usually, low-income families cannot afford to pay for the education of their children and need to work to help your parents. The more the child and adolescent are absorbed by work, higher the chance of having an unsatisfactory school performance, illnesses and abandoning studies.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:21:19Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:21:19Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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