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Home Economics Students’ Perception of the Relevance of Consumer Education to Clothing Choice in Nigeria

DO Arubayi


The purpose of this research work was to appraise Home Economics
students’ perception of the Relevance of Consumer Education to Clothing
Choice. To carry out this work three research questions were raised. All 78
300 and 400 levels Home Economics students enrolled in Delta State
University in the 2008 academic session made up the population of the study. The study adopted an ex-post facto descriptive research design. A structured Questionnaire was used to elicit response from the respondents. The data collected were analysed using simple frequency counts and percentages. Findings revealed that students’ rating of their knowledge of Consumer Education was 100%. However, it was revealed that sex and class level influenced students perception of the relevance of Consumer Education to the clothing Choice. Based on the findings some recommendations were made.