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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in baseline

From: The impact of effective communication skills training on the status of marital burnout among married women

Variable Experimental group Control group All p value
N % N % N (%)
Education Diploma and under diploma 39 84.8 35 74.5 74 (79.6) 0.304*
Academic 7 15.2 12 25.5 19 (20.4)
Husband's education Diploma and under diploma 31 66 33 70.2 64 (68.1) 0.825*
Academic 16 34 14 29.8 30 (31.9)
Occupation Housewife 42 89.4 34 72.3 76 (80.9) 0.065*
Employee 5 10.6 13 27.7 18 (19.1)
Husband's occupation Employee 19 40.4 17 36.2 36 (38.3) 0.832*
Self- employee 28 48.3 30 63.8 58 (61.7)
Meet the husband before the marriage Yes 16 35.6 18 38.3 34 (37) 0.931*
No 29 64.4 29 61.7 58 (63)
Length of marriage < 20 36 76.6 32 69.6 68 (73.1) 0.490*
> 20 11 23.4 14 30.4 25 (26.9)
Married by family force Yes 4 8.5 4 8.5 8 (8.5) 0.990*
No 43 91.5 43 91.5 86 (91.5)
Your relationship with your spouse Relative 20 42.6 16 34 36 (38.3) 0.525*
Non-relative 27 57.4 31 66 58 (61.7)
Engage in effective communication training courses Yes 8 17 5 10.6 13 (13.8) 0.552*
No 39 83 42 89.4 81 (86.2)
Marital satisfaction Yes 41 89.1 44 93.6 85 (91.4) 0.486*
No 5 10.9 3 6.4 8 (8.6)
Number of children Does not have 0 0 2 4.7 2 (2.3) 0.187*
1–2 30 68.2 25 58.1 55 (63.2)
3 and more 14 31.8 16 37.2 30 (34.5)
Age Mean (SD) 36.72 11.60 36.06 10.37 36.39 (10.95) 0.772**
  1. *Chi-square, **Independent Samples T-test