Problem Solving Skills Among Adolescents in Surat City: A Reality Check
Mohua Moitra, Rutu Buch, Rahul Damor.
Abstract "Introduction: Adolescents pass through physical, mental and social development. Problem solving skill is necessary to address the problems in daily life. The present study was conducted to estimate the ‘problem solving’ skills among adolescents and the factors affecting it.
Methods: A cross sectional study using purposive sampling was carried out involving 1177 college going students aged between 17 and 19 years. General Self Efficacy (GSE) Scale and semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect data. Statistical analysis was conducted with the help of SPSS.
Results: Problem solving skill was good (score>31) among 58.4% and fair (score
Key words: Life skills, adolescent, problem solving, purposive sampling, General Self Efficacy (GSE) Scale, logistic regression