alexa Abstract | Studying the factors associated with women's participation in family decision making (Case study: Northern Khorasan, Iran)

European Journal of Experimental Biology
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The purpose of this study was the determining factors associated with women's participation in family decision making in married women in northern Khorasan province in Iran. The study statistical population included all married women in Northern Khorasan province in 2013 that their number is 190876. Due to the certain nature of the study population and different ethnicities, 389 subjects were selected according to Morgan table and Stratified sampling. For gathering data, women's participation in decision making questionnaire was used. Reliability of questionnaires after a pilot study using Cronbach's alpha test (α=0.81) was obtained. Descriptive and inferential statistics methods for data analysis were used. The findings showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between access to resources and women participation in decision making. Also between women’s socioeconomic status and women participation in decision making observed a positive relationship.

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Author(s): Zahra Rezapour Hamid Ansari


women's participation, decision making, Northern Khorasan Province

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