Effects of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the Childhood Developments and Lives of Disabilities: A Multivariate Analysis
Science Journal of Public Health
Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2016, Pages: 28-37
Received: Sep. 29, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 18, 2015; Published: Oct. 29, 2015
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Najmul Hasan, MRC Bangladesh Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mahfuz Ashraf, Department of MIS, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Azizur Rahman, School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia.
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This study investigates the factors acceptance of childhood health and development of disability and the quality of everyday lives of disabilities. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is a widely used to identify the factors which are responsible to health and development. This research is sample based and data has been collected using a structured questionnaire and assessed according to the acceptance of anthropometric measurements, disability scale and ICT relational quality measure. A structural equation modeling may conduct to justify the overall relationship of the variables which are majorly responsible. Overall, the respondent acceptance of ICT was moderate especially who has good health condition. Results shows positive correlations between malnutrition and disability condition as well as disability and ICT for quality improvement of live of disabilities. Our research findings can be used to improve individuals, social as well as national development and provide psychological intervention to promote their acceptance of disability.
Keywords
Information Communication Technology, Malnutrition and Disability, Factor Analysis, Childhood Development, Bangladesh
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Najmul Hasan, Mahfuz Ashraf, Azizur Rahman, Effects of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the Childhood Developments and Lives of Disabilities: A Multivariate Analysis, Science Journal of Public Health. Special Issue: Childhood Malnutrition in Developing Countries. Vol. 4, No. 1-1, 2016, pp. 28-37. doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.s.2016040101.15
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