Sky Journals of Educational Research Vol. 6(2), pp. 034-041, July, 2019. Available online http://www.skyjournals.org/SJER

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Developing and testing suitable young male trousers in Kogi state

 

Nwadi, C. L

 

Department of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Kogi State University, Anyigba. E-mail: holinessnwadi@yahoo.com.  Tel.: +2348036606486.
 

Accepted 20 October, 2018

Abstract

The main purpose of the study was to develop suitable young male trousers in four size categories: small, medium, large and extra-large as well as test the fit of the trousers constructed from the blocks. The area of the study was Anyigba, Dekina Local Government of Kogi State. The study was carried out in three phases: development of young male trousers in four sizes using body measurements already established for male youths and evaluation of the fit of the garments developed. Four models were used to test the fit of the trousers constructed. Purposive sampling was used to select judges. The evaluation for rating the fit of the trousers constructed was a five-point rating scale. Data generated were analyzed using mean, ANOVA and the Duncan’s New Multiple Range Test (DNMRT). Eight blocks comprising four front trousers and four back trousers were developed for four categories. Trousers and were constructed from the developed block to test the fit. The fit of the trousers was rated very satisfactory by the three sets of judges on nearly all variables tested. Two recommendations were made. These include among others, students and tailors.

Key words:
Young Male, trouser, sizes, evaluation.  
 

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