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Gender and age as moderators of the relationship between environmental variables and marital adjustment among married persons

Abstract

Ebenuwa-Okoh

This study examines the moderating impact of gender and age at marriage on the relationship between emotional expression, financial management, communication flow, work involvement and marital adjustment. Two hypotheses were raised and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The sample size of 2651 was used for the study. A valid 60 item questionnaire titled Marital Adjustment and Personality Types Inventory with a reliability coefficient of 0.90 was also used for this study. The results reveal that gender and age at marriage do not moderate the relationship between emotional expression, financial management, communication flow, work involvement and marital adjustment among the respondents. It was recommended that adult counselling should be emphasized and counselling centers established

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