Social economic status, self-esteem and depression among street children in Kampala
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The study examined the relationship between social economic status, self-esteem and depression among street children in Kampala. The study used a correlational survey design employing a quantitative and descriptive approach. A sample of 50 respondents (20 males and 30 females), aged between 5 to 20 years was selected using a simple random sampling technique. Data was collected using a self-administered questionnaire and was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS, version 24). Pearson correlation co-efficient was used to test the significance of the hypothesis. The study revealed no significant relationship social economic status and self-esteem. The study went further to find a significant relationship between social economic status and depression.