JSS  Vol.3 No.8 , August 2015
Comparative Study of Regular and Vocational High School Students on Family Socioeconomic Status, Social Support, Self-Efficacy and Well-Being
ABSTRACT
Based on the theoretical analysis, with first-hand data collection and using T-test method, this study analyzed the difference between regular and vocational high school students in family socioeconomic status, social support, self-efficacy and well-being to find out the underlying problems for vocational high school students and vocational education in China. We draw on the following conclusions: 1) regular high school student is significantly higher than vocational high school student in family socioeconomic status as well as in all its dimensions (father’s degree of education, mother’s degree of education, family annual income, father’s occupation and mother’s occupation); 2) regular high school student is significantly higher than vocational high school student in social support as well as in all its dimensions (family support, peer support and general support of others); 3) regular high school student is significantly higher than vocational high school student in self-efficacy; 4) regular high school student is significantly higher than vocational high school student in general well-being.

Cite this paper
Chu, X. , Li, Z. , Yan, B. , Han, J. , Fan, F. (2015) Comparative Study of Regular and Vocational High School Students on Family Socioeconomic Status, Social Support, Self-Efficacy and Well-Being. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 61-68. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.38006.
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