Objective: The aim of the present study is to investigate the moderating role of gender in relationship of Islamic lifestyle and marital adjustment among secondary school teachers in city of Birjand, Iran. Method: The present research is a correlative study and the sample size was determined through stratified random sampling in which 300 teachers in Birjand (150 males and 150 females) were selected. Locke-Wallace marital adjustment test and Kaviani lifestyle questionnaire short form are used in the present study. Then descriptive statistics such as mean, standard deviation and inferential statistics, Pearson’s correlation coefficient test, Fisher’s z-test and ANOVA were used. Results: The mean of Islamic lifestyle is different in men and women, but there is no significant difference in marital adjustment in two groups. The coefficient of correlation between lifestyle and marital adjustment is significant in men but is not significant in women. Conclusion: The results of the present research indicate that lifestyle and marital adjustment is higher in men than women. In addition, gender does not play a significant role in this regard.
- Lifestyle; Marital Adjustment; Gender Differences
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