A Comparative Study of Marital Satisfaction Between Indonesian and Chinese Wives

Wahyuningsih, Sri and Karunia, Nurlita Endah and Pratiwi, Hildha and Musthaq, Tayyiba and Cao, Qiong (2013) A Comparative Study of Marital Satisfaction Between Indonesian and Chinese Wives. In: Proceeding Book International Conference on Psychology in Health, Education, Social and Organizational Settings (ICP-HESOS): Psycology in Changing Global Contexts". Unit Penelitian dan Publikasi (UP3) Psychology Faculty Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, pp. 184-187. ISBN 978-979-99555-7-9

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Many studies indicates that marital satisfaction are affected by demographic factors (length of marriage, number of children, the age of husband and wife, income, and culture).The aimed of this study is to describe the differences in marital satisfaction based on demographic variables, between Indonesian and chinese wives. The subject in this study are 463 wives (268 wives from Indonesia dan 195 wives from China), within age range 25 - 45 years old. This study are quantitative research with survey methods using ENRJCH Marital Satisfaction Scale (EMS). The aspects of EMS Scale are Idealistic Distortion, Marital Satisfaction, Personality Issues, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Financial Management, Leisure Activities,Sexual Relationship, Children and Parenting, Family and Friends, Equalitarian Roles, and Religious Orientation. The data analysis using T-test & Mann U Whitney (non parametric). The result indicate marital satisfaction in Indonesian wives higher than Chinese wives. In demographic variable, there are significance differences between China and Indonesia in age, number of children, age of children, job status, income, and education aspect. The length of marriage aspect has no different between Indonesian and Chinese wives.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: marital satisfaction, demographic factors.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Ester Sri W. 196039
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2018 09:24
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 09:24
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/33699

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