A Comparative Study of Marital Satisfaction Between Indonesian and Chinese Wives

Wahyuningsih, Sri and Karunia, Nurlita Endah and Pratiwi, Hilda and Mushtaq, Tayyiba and Qiong, Cao (2013) A Comparative Study of Marital Satisfaction Between Indonesian and Chinese Wives. In: Proceedings Book of International Conference on Psychology in Health, Educational, Social, and Organization Settings (ICP-HESOS). Faculty of Psychology 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 studyare 463 wives (268 wives fromIndonesia and 195 wives from China). with in age range 25-45 years old. This study are quantitative research with survey methods using ENRICH Marital Satisfaction Scale (EMS). The aspectsof 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 chiidren, 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 satisfactiondemographic factors.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Psychology > Department of Psychology
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2013 08:02
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2013 04:53
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/6979

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