Prediction of Marital Satisfaction Based on Personality Traits and Sense of Humor among Employed Women

Kāzem Gerām

Abstract


The aim of the present study is to predict marital satisfaction in employed women based on personality traits and sense of humor. This study is a correlational study. The statistical populations include all of the employed women in high schools of District 1 of Arak city (Iran). The sample and the sample size were selected randomly in clustering form among all schools of Arak city the five of which were chosen in which 250 employed women were selected as sample size. In this study, MIS, NEO personality Inventory and Martin’s Humor Test were used. To test the hypotheses and homogeneity of variances, Pearson correlation test and Levin test were used respectively. By SPSS software, the obtained data was analyzed using Pearson Coefficient. The results of this study demonstrated that there was a significant relationship between marital satisfaction and humor. This could be concluded that an increase in personality traits and sense of humor lead to an increase in marital satisfaction in employed women.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p123


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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