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Marital satisfaction of employed and non-employed women in Russia at different marriage stages

International Journal of Psychology. 2016. Vol. 51. No. Issue Supplement S1. P. 427-427.
Thecomparativeempiricalstudyofmaritalsatisfaction of employed and not employed Russian young and middle aged women will be presented. The participants of the study were 70youngwomen,marriedfor1–3years,without children and 57 middle-aged women, married for 10–26 years with 1–3 children. Half of the women were full-time working, half had neverworkedafullday.Thetechniques:Questionnaire on marriage satisfaction (V. Stolin, T.Romanova, G.Butenko), U-test and Spearman’s rank correlation. It was found that marital satisfaction among the young working women was significantly higher than that of notworking.Atmiddle-agedwomenthedifference in marital satisfaction between employed and not employed women was not statistically significant, but with some tendency for higher satisfactionatnon-employedwomen.Different correlations of personal and job characteristics with marital satisfaction were revealed.