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S. W. B. I. Factors

The results of effect of intervention on each factor of S.W.B.I. separately are presented in Tables 4-6. The paired t-test analysis was undertaken to test the significance of observed change from pre intervention to post intervention stage. Since the same group was assessed before and after intervention, the analysis was based on differences between pairs of scores. The mean difference thus found is compared against the null hypothesis that the true difference between means of pre intervention and post intervention is zero, that is, against the null hypothesis of zero gain.

Tables 4-6 have been presented to show mean score of S.W.B.I. factors at pre-intervention and post-intervention stages so that the changes can be directly seen from' tables. Significant change from pre-intervention to post-intervention have been indicated by ' * '.

There is considerable similarity between results of Bangalore and Delhi centres. No significant difference is observed between initial and six monthly and one yearly evaluation for any of the S.W.B.I. factors in control area of Bangalore and Delhi centres. The results on S.W.B.I. factors are shown in Tables 4, 5 & 6 for Bangalore, Delhi & Lucknow respectively.

In experimental area, the observations are as follows:

The factor named 'S. W.B. Positive Affect' does not show any significant change at six months nor at one year at Bangalore and Delhi Centres (Tables 4 & 5). The factor 'expectation-achievement congruence' does not show significant change at six months, but significant improvement is observed at one year at Bangalore and Delhi centres. The factor 'confidence in coping' shows significant improvement at six months at Delhi centre and at one year it shows significant improvement at Delhi as well as Bangalore centre. Factor named 'transcendence' does not show any significant change at Bangalore and Delhi.

The factor 'family group support' showed significant improvement at six months as well as one year evaluation at Delhi Centre but not at Bangalore Centre. No significant change was observed in the factor 'social support' at Bangalore and Delhi Centres. This factor did not show a significant change at Lucknow centre also. There was no significant change in factor 'primary group concern' at Bangalore and Delhi centres (Tables 4 & 5). The factor 'inadequate mental mastery' showed significant improvement only at one year at Bangalore Centre and no change was observed in the factor 'perceived ill health' at Bangalore and Delhi centres, The factor 'deficiency in social contacts' showed significant improvement at Bangalore centre on

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