Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Anxiety and Subjective Well Being of Pregnant Job Holders and Home Makers

Miss Anuradha Sajjan

PhD Research Scholar, Dept of Psychology, Karnatak University, Dharwad Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. S. G. Jadhav

Associate Professor, Dept of Psychology, Karnatak Arts College, Dharwad Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.033/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.033


The present study aims to investigate the level of anxiety and subjective well being of pregnant jobholders and Homemakers attending clinics in Obstetrics and OPD department aged between 20–35 years were selected using purposive sampling technique. The sample consists of 120 pregnant women, (jobholders=60 and homemakers=60) from government and private maternity hospitals at Bijapur and Dharwad district of North Karnataka. The data was computed using Mean, SD, ‘t’-test. The results reveal that there is no significant difference in the level of anxiety of pregnant jobholders & homemakers. Further, pregnant women who are job holders have higher level of Subjective well being compared to homemakers.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016