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

IMPACT FACTOR (RJIF): 8.4

Vol. 9, Issue 5, Part C (2023)

A comparative study to assess the quality of life of married and unmarried women

A comparative study to assess the quality of life of married and unmarried women

Author(s)
Amita Verma, Poonam Malik, Priyanka Panghal, Jyoti Dudi and Reenu Pindar
Abstract
Quality of life is an important topic in health psychology as well as clinical psychology because to understand an individual’s quality of life, it is important to know the values, knowledge and objective indicators that might affect an individual’s experience of well-being. An individual’s perception of their place in life in relation to the culture and value systems in which they reside as well as their own goals, standards, and concerns are indicates as their quality of life. The present study aims to determine and compare the quality of life of married and unmarried women in district Hisar of Haryana state. Sample of the current study consists of 40 women (20 married and 20 unmarried) between age ranges of 20-40 years. The data was collected using the Quality-of-Life Questionnaire by Gehlert et al. (2006) [15]. The data collected was analysed using SPSS version 28. The results of the study revealed that there was a significant difference in the overall quality of life among married and unmarried women, married women had a better overall quality of life as compared to unmarried women. Comparison of various aspects of QOL revealed that unmarried women were better in physical and mental aspects and married women had better social and spiritual health. Smartphones and screen time was found negatively correlated with quality of life of women. Similarly, significant negative relationship also existed between family size and quality of life.
Pages: 170-175  |  97 Views  32 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amita Verma, Poonam Malik, Priyanka Panghal, Jyoti Dudi, Reenu Pindar. A comparative study to assess the quality of life of married and unmarried women. Int J Appl Res 2023;9(5):170-175.
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