FAMILY STRUCTURE AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE OF DORMITORIANS
Keywords:Family Structure, Emotional Intelligence
The study aimed to determine the relationship of the family structure and emotional intelligence of the students staying in the dormitories of the AUP during the 2nd semester of CY 2009 – 2010. The respondent’s profile such as age, gender, Birth order and Parents’ educational attainment were also considered in the study as moderator variables. The study employed a descriptive-correlational research design. Data from 226 respondents were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study found out that the level of the emotional intelligence is average in general management, interpersonal, intrapersonal and adaptability but above average in general mood. The level of emotional intelligence as a whole is average. There is no significant difference in the emotional intelligence of the respondents when the family structure and profile such as age, gender and parents educational attainments is considered. However, there is a significant difference in the emotional intelligence of the respondents when birth order was considered.No variables among the profiles best predict emotional intelligence. Family structure such as living together and widow widower are predictors of intrapersonal.
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