Attitude of Addis Ababa University Undergraduate Regular Students towards Ethnic Federalism in Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa University


This study assessed the attitude of Addis Ababa University undergraduate regular students towards ethnic federalism and the design was descriptive survey. Multi stage sampling, simple random sampling technique and proportion for gender, year of study and departments were used to select 285 subjects. Self-administered close-ended questionnaire that contained 23 items was used to collect data. The questionnaire was adapted by the researcher but before collecting data pilot test was conducted and the Cronbach alpha reliability test of the instrument was 0.938 then data was collected and analyzed using SPSS version 20. Both inferential and descriptive statistical analysis techniques (frequency, mean, standard deviation, ANOVA, Independent sample t-test, and post hoc) were employed and the result showed that 61.1% of participants have developed negative attitude, 24.3% positive attitude while the rest 14.6% reported neither negative nor positive attitude. statistically no significant difference in attitude was obtained regarding gender and year of study. However, there was significant difference on attitude between regions that students came from, SNNPR, Oromia and Tigray regions mean score was significantly differed from the rest regions. Key words: Attitude, Ethnic-Federalism.



Attitude, Ethnic-Federalism.