Comparative Study

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Marital Adjustment among Married Employed and Unemployed Women: A Comparative Study

Moomin Jan

DIP: 18.02.025/20240901

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0901025

Received: March 08, 2024; Revision Received: March 12, 2024; Accepted: March 15, 2024


This study was done with the objective of comparing the levels of marital adjustment among married employed and unemployed women. For this purpose, a total sample of 600 married women from various districts of Kashmir valley has been drawn by adopting purposive sampling technique, out of which 300 are married employed women and 300 are married unemployed women. Only those married women were considered in the investigation who stand married at least for last three years from the date of collection of data. The Marital Adjustment Inventory developed by Har Mohan Singh was employed to measure the above variable. Mean, Standard Deviation and Mann-Whitney U-test were computed to compare the two groups in terms of significance of mean differences. Results of the study indicated that married unemployed women have better marital adjustment as compared to married employed women.

The author(s) appreciates all those who participated in the study and helped to facilitate the research process.

The authors of this article said that they had no potential conflicts of interest when they conducted their research, became authors, and published it.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.02.025/20240901

DOI: 10.25215/2455/0901025

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Volume 09, Issue 1, January – March, 2024

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