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| Published: February 25, 2020

Marital adjustment of the number of children and couples

Khushbu A. Saheba

Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Arefa Mansuri

Associates Professor, St. Xavier’s Collage, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.032/20200801

DOI: 10.25215/0801.032

ABSTRACT

The present study aimed to know the marital adjustment among couples. It also aimed to check marital adjustment with reference to gender and number of children. The Marital Adjustment Questionnaire (MAQ) prepared by Dr. Pramod Kumar (Retd.) and Dr. Kanchana Rahotgi (2018) was used. The sample constituted total 120 couples out of which 60 were from husband (30 one child and 30 two children) and 60 from wife (30 one child and 30 two children). The data was collected from Ahmedabad City. The data was scored, analyzed as per the manual. ‘F’ test was being calculated. The result showed that (1) There is no significant difference in the mean score of marital adjustment among the husband and wife, (2) There is significant difference in the mean score of marital adjustment among the with regards to the number of children i.e. one child and two children. Therefore, it could be said that, the number of children i.e. one child group is having good marital adjustment than number of children i.e. two child group, and (3) There is no significant difference in the interactive effect of the mean scores of marital adjustments with regards to the gender and number of children.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.032/20200801

10.25215/0801.032

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020