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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 8, Issue 11, Part E (2022)

Domestic violence and its impact on stress levels of rural women in Krishna district: A sociological perspective

Domestic violence and its impact on stress levels of rural women in Krishna district: A sociological perspective

Author(s)
Anuradha Kilaru and V Venkateswarlu
Abstract
Domestic violence is the most common form of violence against women. Women from all kinds of family backgrounds are being affected by the violence every day. Domestic violence against women is a matter of serious public health concern in most of the communities and culture. This paper aims to examine the stress levels among the victims of domestic violence and it analyzes the behavioral, physical and psychological signs of stress among the victims of domestic violence. The study further aims to measure the association between the stress levels of the respondents and the attributes of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. The present study adopts Descriptive Research design. Both primary and secondary data were analyzed for drawing the conclusive inferences from this study. The sampling area selected for the study is Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The study identified the nature of domestic violence under three attributes namely physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Selective Random sampling technique was applied to draw the sample respondents from sampling area and the sample size of the study is 140. The responses from the sample respondent were recorded through interview schedule method. In order to draw the inferences from the study, statistical tools like percentages, mean, standard deviation and Chi-square test were applied. The study concludes that there exists no significant association among the stress levels of the respondents with regard to the attributes of physical and sexual abuse and the study further concludes that there exists a significant association among the stress levels of the respondents with regard to the attributes of emotional abuse.
Pages: 276-279  |  323 Views  91 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Anuradha Kilaru, V Venkateswarlu. Domestic violence and its impact on stress levels of rural women in Krishna district: A sociological perspective. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(11):276-279.
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