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Table 3 Relationship between demographic variables with marital burnout variable and its subscales

From: Investigating the status of marital burnout and related factors in married women referred to health centers

Variable Subscales of marital burnout Total marital burnout
Somatic Emotional Psychological
Mean SD P value Mean SD P value Mean SD P Mean SD P value
Age * 17–30 17.80 6.48  < 0.001 17.93 7.69 0.440 17.06 6.10 0.252 52.80 18.46 0.003
31–40 19.36 6.58 18.64 7.47 17.89 5.90 55.90 17.80
41–50 20.53 6.17 18.77 7.35 17.39 5.50 56.70 16.41
51 <  23.19 7.65 19.17 8.59 18.10 5.79 6.046 19.57
Husband's Age * 17–30 17.26 6.66  < 0.001 17.32 7.92 0.118 16.44 6.19 0.043 51.04 18.97  < 0.001
31–40 18.64 6.33 17.38 6.89 1.742 5.61 54.45 16.93
41–50 19.71 6.21 1.880 7.96 17.97 6.01 56.48 17.85
51 <  22.79 7.25 19.17 8.01 17.87 5.63 59.84 18.24
Duration of marriage* 1–10 17.69 6.33  < 0.001 17.97 7.63 0.396 17.18 5.90 0.397 52.85 17.89 0.003
11–20 19.64 6.61 18.97 7.46 18.86 5.92 56.48 17.91
21–30 19.70 6.52 18.32 7.43 17.39 5.71 55.42 17.18
31–40 22.08 6.58 18.63 8.36 17.63 5.71 58.35 17.37
41 <  25.69 8.70 20.49 8.96 19.32 5.31 65.51 22.11
Occupation** Housekeeper 19.67 6.65 0.050 18.63 7.69 0.336 17.60 5.83 0.372 55.91 17.90 0.152
Employee 18.67 6.95 18.08 7.52 17.20 6.04 53.96 18.40
Husband's Occupation** Employee 19.23 6.56 0.351 17.73 7.87 0.009 16.87 5.45 0.004 53.84 16.88 0.017
Self- Employee 19.66 6.82 19.07 5.45 18 6.16 56.73 18.73
Level of education* Illiterate 29.50 7.07  < 0.001 26.65 6.73  < 0.001 21.80 5.84 0.063 77.95 19.37  < 0.001
elementary 20.20 7.32 17.76 8.40 17.18 5.91 55.15 18.68
middle school 21.71 6.11 18.37 7.84 17.31 5.53 56.40 16.11
High school 19.34 6.75 19.19 7.28 17.91 6.35 56.45 18.79
Academic 18.19 6.22 17.74 7.90 17.10 5.33 53.04 16.88
Husband's education* Illiterate 24 7.72  < 0.001 20.18 7.84 0.011 18.21 7  < 0.001 62.40 19.31  < 0.001
elementary 20.67 7.40 18.54 7.59 18.08 6.26 57.30 19.21
middle school 20.50 6.95 20.05 8.30 19.09 6.34 59.64 19.20
High school 19.45 6.81 18.63 7.33 17.30 5.63 55.39 17.60
Academic 18.49 6.21 17.60 7.45 16.87 5.56 52.97 17.09
Number of children* does not have 19.53 8.55  < 0.001 22.51 9.60 0.267 20.93 8.07 0.079 62.98 24.11 0.254
One 18.41 6.37 18.59 7.41 17.48 5.63 54.49 17.31
Two 19.47 6.08 18.72 7.45 17.96 5.82 16.15 17.08
Three or more 21 7.20 18.51 7.81 17.31 5.84 56.83 18.63
Relative to spouse** Relative 19.87 6.77 0.095 18.76 7.76 0.365 17.98 5.87 0.062 56.63 17.96 0.106
Non-relative 19.10 6.64 18.29 7.56 17.23 5.82 54.63 17.91
Meet the wife before marriage** Yes 19.75 6.78 0.230 18.48 7.50 0.984 17.38 5.63 0.480 55.65 17.62 0.835
No 19.22 .6.68 18.49 7.76 17.65 6.06 55.37 18.36
Mandatory marriage** Yes 21.91 5.70 0.008 24.18 8.79  < 0.001 21.02 6.85  < 0.001 67.12 18.79  < 0.001
No 19.29 6.76 18.18 7.47 17.34 5.77 54.81 17.79
Marital satisfaction** Yes 19.16 6.60  < 0.001 17.86 7.10  < 0.001 17.01 5.42  < 0.001 54.04 16.89  < 0.001
No 23.79 7.09 28.76 8.98 26.03 6.81 78.59 20.29
Participate in communication skills training courses ** Yes 18.68 6.07 0.050 17.77 7.12 0.096 16.77 5.63 0.031 53.23 16.47 0.029
No 19.65 6.89 18.73 7.79 17.77 5.94 56.15 18.44
  1. * One-way ANOVA, ** Independent samples t-test