DETERMINANTS OF GENDER PREFERENCE AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AMONG MARRIED WOMEN
作者: Adiba Siddiqui Greta Hellen
刊名: Online international Journal of Medical and Social Sciences, 2015, Vol.1 (2)
来源数据库: Online international Journal of Medical and Social Sciences
关键词: Gender preferenceSocio-cultural factorsEducation
原始语种摘要: Background- Alarming spread of practice of female foeticide is definitely a matter of concern. It is important to recognize the social and cultural factors in that particular society in order to understand why preference for male child is so strong in a society. Aim- The present study was conducted to assess the effect of socio-cultural factors on the preference for son-preference and to find out reasons behind preference for son and non-preference for daughter. Methods- Simple random sampling technique was used for sample collection among 423 women in the reproductive age group of 15-49 years using pre-designed questionnaire. Analysis was done in SPSS version 20.0 and Chi-square test was used to test the statistical significance. Results- 83.2% had preference for a male child. Location...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • preference 优选
  • reason 道理
  • security 可靠性
  • society 组合
  • cultural 文化的
  • behind 在后
  • particular 细致的
  • ensure 担保
  • practice 实践
  • child 小孩