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BIRTHRATE OF BARANGAY SAN NICOLAS ROXAS, PALAWAN

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An undergraduate Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the PALAWAN STATE UNIVERSITY College of Community Resources Development Roxas Campus Roxas, Palawan

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In partial fulfilment Of the Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Social Studies

By

JOANAH MAE I. FERRER

March 2013

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APPROVAL SHEET This undergraduate thesis entitled BIRTHRATE OF BARANGAY SAN NICOLAS, ROXAS, PALAWAN prepared and submitted by FERRER, JOANAH MAE I., in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies is hereby recommended for approval.

ESPERIDION D. SOLETA, JR Adviser

PANEL OF EXAMINERS

Approved by the Panel of Examiners with the grade of __________.

FLORNITA N. FERRER, AB, DIT, MAEd Chairman

RAZZEL V. ATRERO, BSEd Member

CAROL JOY S. LAGAN, BSEd Member

Accepted and approved as a partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies. Recommending Approval:

FLORNITA N. FERRER, AB, DIT, MAEd OIC Director, PSU Roxas ESC Date:__________

Approved:

PROF. JESUS V. APDON, MPA Dean, CCRD North Date:__________

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT The researcher would like to express her sincere appreciation and gratitude to the following persons who extended their effort, time, knowledge and expertise which ultimately lead to the completion of this study. Ms. Flornita N. Ferrer, OIC Director and subject instructor, for patiently giving them knowledge on how to do this work, for checking every part of this paper untiringly. Mr. Esperidion D. Soleta, Jr. her adviser, for his invaluable assistance, untiring guidance and for his scholarly suggestions that played a vital role in this paper. The Librarian of Roxas National Comprehensive High School, for her patience and kindness in allowing the researcher to use the references needed in this study and especially for accommodating her in looking for related materials. The Panel of Examiners, for their comments and suggestions for the betterment of this study. Her beloved parents, brother and sisters, and relatives, for giving her moral, financial, prayer and encouragement. Her friends and loved ones, who inspire her and give assistance during the process of the study. Above all, to the Almighty God, for giving her knowledge, strength and blessings and for the guidance and favor, for without Him, the realization of this manuscript is impossible.

The Researcher

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Page

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURE .

LIST OF APPENDICES Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION

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Background of the Study . . Statement of the problem . . Significance of the Study . . Scope and Delimitation of the study 2 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK Review of Related Literature Review of Related Studies Conceptual Framework . Research Paradigm . Definition of Terms . . 3 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Research Design . Locale . . . Population and Sample Instrument . . Data Gathering Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4 PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INERPRETATION OF DATA 5 FINDINGS, CONCLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS .

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CURRICULUM VITAE.

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LIST OF FIGURES Page Figure 1 Conceptual Framework . 2Research Paradigm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 12

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LIST OF APPENDICES Page Appendix A. LETTERS A-1 Letter for the Approval of Thesis Title A-2 Letter for request of Thesis Adviser . A-3 Letter for Proposal Defense . B. QUESTIONNAIRE B-1 Questionnaire . B-2 FGD Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 22 23