Differences in the Level of Self-Esteem in Science Class and Social Class Students of SMA Negeri 1 Taman Sidoarjo (in Terms of Gender)

Noerma Rosalina, Najlatun Naqiyah, Tamsil Muis


This research aims to test methodologically and empirically whether or not there are differences in the level of self-esteem in science class and social class students in term of gender. The research variables consist of: (a) the level of self-esteem, (b) class status, and (c) gender measured using a modified Likert scale and using a level of self-esteem scale. This research is a type of quantitative research. The population was teenagers who attended SMANegeri1 TamanSidoarjo and aged between 15-17 years. The research sampling obtained 80 samples including 40 samples from superior class consisting of 20 males and 20 females and the other 40 samples from social class consisting of 20 males and 20 females. Data analysis of the researchapplies the two-way ANOVA technique. ANOVA test, using computer program assistance (SPSS 17.0 for windows), was used to test two or more variables and to find out whether or not the two variances are the same.

After conducting the difference test using the two-way ANOVA technique with the help of SPSS 17.0 for windows, the basis for decision making is if the significance value is p> 0.05 then Ho is accepted and vice versa if the significance value is p <0.05 then Ho is rejected. The difference test results show that science class and social class students in term of gender.


Self-Esteem; Science Class; Social Class; Students

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