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Iowa State University

Special Report

1955

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Reasons Given By Iowa Women For Attending Homemaking Classes For Adults, Hester Chadderdon, Mary S. Lyle Jun 1955

Reasons Given By Iowa Women For Attending Homemaking Classes For Adults, Hester Chadderdon, Mary S. Lyle

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Educators might find clues to help them interest more or different women in enrolling in homemaking classes for adults from the important reasons for attendance given by women attending classes. From 1,358 women in such classes in Iowa in 1949-51, this kind of information was obtained by asking them to answer a questionnaire during an adult class meeting. Each woman rated the relative importance of each of 43 possible reasons for her own attendance by checking “much,” “ some” or “none.” These responses were studied reason by reason in their relationship to such factors as education, age group, occupation of ...