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Proposal life satisfaction

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE ‘ PROTOCOL PRESENTATION Presented by Group six 10/30/13
  3. 3. Introduction • Life satisfaction is widely considered to be central aspect of human welfare and is not merely a judgment about one’s life. • For it is widely thought to involve affirming, endorsing, appreciating or being pleased with one’s life.1
  4. 4. Introduction cont…. • Life satisfaction is defined as “a global assessment of a person’s quality of life according to his or her chosen criteria.” • Satisfaction of life depends not only on what people have, but on criteria that people choose themselves and how they judge their own achievements.2
  5. 5. Introduction cont…. • The criteria and reference standards are a personal choice and there largely influenced by social, cultural and religious traditions of a group.2
  6. 6. Rationale for the study • Women comprise more than half of the national population of our country. • Hence the development of any country is inseparably linked with the status of development of women.2 • More over when a women become a mother her responsibility is added up.
  7. 7. Rational Cont… • Mothers who are working are not happy leaving their child at such young age. They feel guilty and anxious and their anxiety is transmitted to the child. The mother will phone ten times a day to find out what is happening and try to give instructions over the phone. This can make the whole family develop neurotic tendencies.4
  8. 8. Rationale Cont… • It, therefore, becomes the role and responsibility of scholars, educationists, socialists, media and voluntary agencies also to act as catalyst, an agent of change to cause stir in the minds of men and storm in the minds of women.
  9. 9. Cont…….. • The investigators from experience had seen more working mothers aged between 20 and 60 years were finding difficulty in coping up with work family conflict due to stress. They are following defective coping strategies in dealing with work family conflict. So there is a need to assess life satisfaction.
  10. 10. Objectives • To assess the life satisfaction among the employed mothers. • To assess the association between life satisfaction and selected socio-demographic variables. • To compare the life satisfaction among the employed mothers in the selected organisations.
  11. 11. Hypothesis • There is no significant association between the life satisfaction and the selected sociodemographic variables. • There is no significant difference between the life satisfaction among the working mothers of the selected organisations.
  12. 12. Variables • Independent variable – – – – – – – – Age of mother Religion Educational status Type of family Family size No. of children Family income Occupation of the respondent – Hours of work – Occupation of respondent’s husband • Dependent variable – Life satisfaction
  13. 13. Measurement of variables • Age of mother: – completed years in the last birthday. • Educational status: – Upto SLC – Intermediate – Bachelor and above
  14. 14. Cont…. • Type of family: – Nuclear – Joint • Family income • Working hours: - Per week
  15. 15. OPERATIONAL DEFINITONS • Life satisfaction:In this study life satisfaction refers to the overall satisfaction enjoyed in life by women in the context of their multiple role performances which is assessed by modified life satisfaction scale. • Selected organisations: It refers to BPKIHS and all the secondary level schools of Dharan municipality. • .
  16. 16. Operatinol def. Cont… • Employed mothers: Employed mother refers to those who are currently working as a nursing staffs in BPKIHS and those mothers working as a teacher in the schools.
  17. 17. Literature review • A study conducted by Jan M in Kashmir India depicts that women have average level of life satisfaction at all age levels. It is found that with an increase in age, the overall life satisfaction decreases; whereas, with an increase in personal income, the over all life satisfaction increases. Moreover, with an increase in family income, the over all life satisfaction of women also increases.1
  18. 18. • A study conducted by mameen S showed that nearly two thirds of the rural mothers were satisfied in their life.
  19. 19. Conceptual framework
  20. 20. Research Methodology • Research design – Descriptive cross-sectional • Study area – BPKIHS and selected secondary level schools of Dharan • Population – All the employed mothers working in the schools and as a nursing staff in BPKIHS .
  21. 21. Cont… • Sample size: 100 • Sampling technique – Population proportionate simple random sampling.
  22. 22. Cont… • Inclusion criteria – Who are available during the period of data collection. – Those with full time employment in the organisation for a minimum period of 12 months.
  23. 23. Cont… • Exclusion criteria – Who are single mother. – Those who are having any illness (physical and mental)
  24. 24. Research instrument Self developed life satisfaction questionnaire based on literature review. • Technique of data collection: self administered semi-structured questionnaire
  25. 25. Instrument Cont…. – Each domain containing 6 items including 2 negative items in each domains.   • The scale regarding life satisfaction comprises 24 items under 5 responses i.e., strongly agree, Agree, neither, disagree, strongly disagree coded as 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 respectively for positive items and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 respectively for negative items.
  26. 26. Interpretation • High level of life satisfaction- 91 and above • Average level of life satisfaction- 61 to 90 • Low level of life satisfaction- 31 to 60
  27. 27. Cont… • Validity The tool will be translated to nepali version by the experts and again translated to english version. – Content validity will be maintained by taking feedbacks from various experts of different fields. – Pilot study will be done prior to the main study.
  28. 28. Data analysis Descriptive statistics will be used to explain about the variables. Inferential statistics (Chi Square test) will be used to show the association between the variables.
  29. 29. Ethical issues • Permission from the concerned authorities will be obtained. An informed consent will be obtained from the research subject. The information obtained will be kept confidential and will be used for research purpose only.
  30. 30. Delimitation • Since the study will be done from the selected organisation it cannot be generalised to the employed mothers of the other organisations.
  31. 31. Budget Items Amount Construction of tool 1000 Photo copies 8000 Statistical analysis 5000 Computer assistant 2000 Stationary, printing and binding Research assistant 5000 Miscellaneous 2000 Total 25,000 2000
  32. 32. Time Plan 1st month Finalization of the proposal Pilot study Data collection Data analysis Report writing Dessimination 2nd month 3rd month 4th month 5th month 6th month
  33. 33. Consent form • Consent form.docx
  34. 34. References 1. Jan, M., Masood, T.(2008, vol 2, issue 1).An Assessment of Life Satisfaction among Women. International Journal for Studies on Home and Community Science. 2. Melies, A.L.,Douglas, M.K., Eribes, C., Shih, F., Messias, D.K.,(1996). Employed Mexican women as mothers and partners: valued, empowered and overloaded. Journal of Advanced nursing ;23:82-90.
  35. 35. 3. Singh,Y.G.(Feb 2012;volIII).ISSUE-29.Life Satisfaction of School Teacher in relation to General Demography.International Referred Research Journal, ISSN- 0975-3486, RNI-RAJBIL 2009/30097. 4. Basavaraj,A.U.(2010).Unpublished dessertation protocol. ASSESSMENT OF LIFE SATISFACTION AMONG WORKING MOTHERS”.
  36. 36. • questionaire.docx
  37. 37. Any queries??????????
  38. 38. Thank you for your patience listening