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Kazemi A, Ranaei F, Moradi G. Related factors for marital satisfaction in primigravida women referred to Sanandaj comprehensive health centers in 2018. SJNMP. 2021; 6 (3) :25-35
URL: http://sjnmp.muk.ac.ir/article-1-356-en.html
1- Beasat hospital, Clinical Care Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
2- , Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Clinical Care Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development , Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran , fariba_ranaie@yahoo.com
3- Social Departments of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development , Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
Abstract:   (319 Views)
Background and Aims: As a natural and stressful experience, associated with extensive psychological and physical changes in pregnant mothers, pregnancy can have a significant impact on women's quality of life, relationships, and marital satisfaction.
This study aimed to determine the level of marital satisfaction and the factors affecting it in primigravida women referring to Sanandaj comprehensive health centers in 2018.
Materials and Methods: The study was descriptive cross-sectional that was carry on 400 primigravida women referred to Sanandaj comprehensive health centers during the summer of 2018. The sampling method phased as follows: first, the city was divided into five sections and from each section, three centers were randomly selected and a total of 400 primigravida women were included in the study having the necessary criteria. Data collection tools were a researcher-made questionnaire containing demographic and midwifery characteristics as well as Enrich Form Marital Satisfaction Questionnaire with 35 Questions. The collected data were analyzed in SPSS20 software.
Findings: The majority of the studied cases have moderate satisfaction in different dimensions of marital satisfaction (35.5%), communication (35.75%), conflict resolution (46.5%) and ideal distortion (35.25%). Besdies, total marital satisfaction was 62.23%, which showed that most pregnant women had moderate to high marital satisfaction. Marital satisfaction showed a significant relationship with some demographic characteristics including the age of spouse, level of education for the spouse, spouse occupation, income level, polygamy and previous marriage history (p <0.05).
Discussion and Conclusion: The results showed that the majority of primigravida women have moderate to high marital. Therefore, the establishment of counseling centers in comprehensive health centers can provide the basis for raising awareness about the factors that improve marital satisfaction and further strengthen the family foundation.
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Received: 2020/09/12 | Revised: 2021/03/1 | Accepted: 2020/09/12 | Published: 2021/01/29 | ePublished: 2021/01/29

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