JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND DISEASES
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DOI: 10.31248/JPHD
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Time management as predictor of marital satisfaction of working housewives in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Nigeria

https://doi.org/10.31248/JPHD2018.006   |   Article Number: 299766D31   |   Vol.1 (1) - August 2018

Received Date: 18 May 2018   |   Accepted Date: 16 July 2018  |   Published Date: 30 August 2018

Author:  Amfani-Joe C. E.

Keywords: time management., Marital responsibilities, marital satisfaction, working wives.

Effects of time management of educated working housewives on their marital satisfaction was investigated in this study. Among others was the determination of effective time management on working wives’ family satisfaction. A total of 435 working women were selected through the stratified random procedure with the survey method. Data collected were analysed using time management techniques and marital satisfaction. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) IBM version 23. Statistical procedure used included frequencies and percentages. Inferential statistics, Spearman rho correlation procedure along with multinomial logistic regression were used to determine the relationship between time management and marital satisfaction along with satisfaction in the family at a fixed probability level of 0.05. Result of the analysis revealed that effective time management is a significant factor of marital and family satisfaction of working wives in the study area. Based on the findings, it was recommended that working wives should adopt measures that would enable them to effectively reduce time spent on routine activities through the use of technological devices where economic power allows as a way of increasing leisure time and happiness for the family.

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