Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)
Reading habits among the youths: A case of Dharwad district
Author(s): Vijayalaxmi Hippargi, Gavisiddappa Anandhalli
Abstract: Reading has been the passion of the greatest personalities of all times. Words of knowledge have been passed on through generation and reading habit influences in the promotion of one’s personal development in particular and social progress in general. The present study highlights that the effect of demographic factors on reading habits among youths with particular reference to Dharwad district and how the demographic factors effects on youths. The main intention of the research investigator is to find out the problems of reading habits of the students. Reading habit is an essential and important aspect for creating the literate society and shapes the personality of the individual. The research investigator has adopted the descriptive survey method. Purposive sampling techniques are also used. The study revealed about the descriptive survey method. Purposive sampling techniques are also used. The study revealed about the Gender, Family size, family type, marital status, occupation, education, social class etc of the respondents. The study takes a cursory look at how demographic factors are determinant of reading habits.