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Perception of women about dress pattern of female youths

LN Nweyilobu


The study investigates the role of women on dressing patterns of female youths. Data were collected with the aid of structured questionnaire from 88 female youths in Rivers State, Nigeria. Data analysis was by the use of frequency, percentage and mean. Results of the study showed that majority of the respondents (51.1%) were between 20 and 25 years, majority were single (60.2%), had tertiary education (58%) and were students (67.5%). It was also found that majority of the respondents (54.5%) prefer to dress in simple English wear. The study revealed that respondents generally agreed that women play significant roles in their dressing pattern. It is however recommended that dressing patterns of female youths should as much as possible be modest.

Key words: dressing patterns, female youths

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