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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(11): 108-132
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.016


The Personal, Socio-Economical, Psychological and Situational Characteristics of the Farmers and Families of the Farmer Who Committed Suicides in Nanded District
B.G. Bodke* and P.R. Deshmukh
Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani-431 402, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Present investigation conducted in Nanded district in Marathwada region of Maharashtra state. From this district four talukas were selected based on considerable farmer suicide cases. Twenty seven villages were selected randomly based on considerable farmer suicide cases. Forty victims were selected randomly for the study. The ex-post facto research design was used for the study. The data were collected with help of pretested interview schedule from the victim’s households as per their convenience at their home. The statistical methods and test such as frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and correlation of coefficient were used for analysis of data. It is noticed that most of the 65.00 per cent victims were from middle age group, total selected 40 sample were male gender, 97.50 per cent victims got married, 27.50 per cent victims were having primary school level education, 52.50 per cent victims belong to open category, 65.00 per cent victims were from nuclear family, 60.00 per cent suicide were concentrated in medium size family, more than half 57.50 per cent victims had farming experience between 11 and 33 year, 47.50 per cent victims were possessing small (1.01 to 2.00 ha) land holding, 60.00 per cent were found to be engaged in agriculture / labour as subsidiary occupation, 55.00 per cent were had medium annual income between Rs. 31589 to 74747, 75.00 per cent victims had low socio-economic status, 50.00 per cent victims had light soil type of land, 87.50 per cent victims had no source of irrigation, 67.50 per cent victims had high agriculture infrastructure, 57.50 per cent victims had cotton and soybean based cropping pattern, 85.00 per cent victims were founded indebted. Livelihood pattern shows that all victims depend on agriculture for their livelihood on an average majority of victim’s net earnings was very merge. Majority of 87.50 per cent victim’s expenses was on the children education and 100 per cent health treatment of family. Majority of 92.50 per cent victims were having responsibility of children education and 92.50 per cent health treatment of family member, 60.00 per cent victims had bad habits, 20.00 per cent victims suffered by severe health problem, 42.50 per cent victims family had severe health problem and 7.50 per cent victims had dispute with the family member.


Keywords: Victim, Suicide
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Bodke, B.G. and Deshmukh, P.R. 2018. The Personal, Socio-Economical, Psychological and Situational Characteristics of the Farmers and Families of the Farmer Who Committed Suicides in Nanded District.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(11): 108-132. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.016