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Rajabi G, Sarvestani Y, Aslani K, Khojastemehr R. Predicators of Marital Satisfaction in Married Female Nurses . IJN 2013; 26 (82) :23-33
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1- Associate Professor, Dept of Counseling, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran , : rajabireza@scu.ac.ir
2- Master of Art in family counseling of Dept. of Counseling, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Counseling, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
4- Associate Professor, Dept. of Counseling, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran
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  Background & Aim: Marital life as one of the most important influential factors affecting family performance is influenced by numerous factors that would be different for employed women. Accordingly the aim of this study is to determine the predicators of marital satisfaction based on variables of work-family conflict, family- wok conflict, work-family conflict self- efficacy and family-work conflict self- efficacy in married female nurses working in educational hospitals affiliated to Jundishapor University of Medical Sciences during 2012.

  Material & Methods: It was a descriptive-correlational study. Two hundred and forty married female nurses were selected by randomized stratified sampling among eight educational hospitals affiliated to Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. Data was collected by Work-Family Conflict, Family- Wok Conflict, Work-Family Conflict Self- Efficacy, Family-Work Conflict Self- Efficacy, Marital Satisfaction scales and analyzed using Pearson correlation and regression analysis using SPSS-PC(v.16).

  Results: There were significant negative correlations between work-family conflict and family-work conflict with marital satisfaction( P<0/001). There were also significant positive correlation between work-family conflict self- efficacy and family-work conflict self-efficacy with marital satisfaction( P<0/001). The results of regression analysis showed that family-wok conflict and work-family conflicts self-efficacy are the predictors of marital satisfaction.

  Discussion and Conclusion: According to the findings, nurses are suggested to avoid letting job problems to interfere with their family responsibilities because this will reduce their job satisfaction, family life and their health. They are advised to make balance between the identities of their dual roles by bargaining between them.

  Received: 4 March 2013

  Accepted: 2 Jun 2013

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: nursing
Received: 2013/03/4 | Accepted: 2013/11/25 | Published: 2013/11/25

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