Comparison of Life Quality for Men in Monogamy and Polygamy Families

Ghasem Esmaili, Najme Sadrpushan, Yousef Gorji

Abstract


The present research consists of comparing Quality of Life for the men in monogamy and polygamy families at Sistan & Baluchestan.  Its statistical population includes all the married men in families at Sistan & Baluchestan.  And from among the cities in this province, Saravan city was selected randomly. And 50 monogamous men and 50 polygamous men (2 wives) were selected with the method of “Snow shot ".   The research method is causal and comparative and for analyzing data, the method of descriptive statistics (frequency, percent, average, and standard deviation) and inferential were used.  The tool for collecting data is BREF questionnaire for Life Quality. And the results of the research indicate that Life Quality for monogamous men is more than polygamous men in 3 sub-scales of psychological health, social health, and environmental health, but there is no significant difference in sub-scale of physical health.

Keywords: Monogamous Men, Polygamous Men, Life Quality, Family, Marriage


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jsr.v3i2.2669

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