Prosocial Behaviour of Adolescents in Relation to Gender, Age, Size of City and Culture Area


Do Thi Le Hang, Phan Mai Huong, Đinh Thi Hong Van, La  Thi Thu Thuy

Abstract: The objective of this research is to compare the differences of prosocial behaviour by gender, age, region and size of city. A sample survey using structured questionnaires was conducted among 994 adolescents (43.4% male), with the average age of 14, in 6 provinces/cities in 3 regions, including Hanoi and Ninh Binh in the North, Hue and Quang Tri in the Central region and Ben Tre and Ho Chi Minh City in the South of Viet Nam. The results showed that there are significant differences in prosocial behaviour of adolescents by gender, age, cultural region and size of city.

Keywords: prosocial behaviour; support behaviour; adolescents, Viet Nam.