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Factors Associated with Marital Conflict for Baby Boomers in South Korea
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Factors Associated with Marital Conflict for Baby Boomers in South Korea
Sung, Miai; Byun, Joosoo;
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 Abstract
Using data from the 2010 National Survey of Korean Families (NSKF), we investigated factors associated with marital conflict for baby boomers in South Korea. Korean baby boomers are those born during the post-Korean War period from 1955 to 1963. OLS regression examined the marital conflict of these couples. Baby boomer couples reported that they experienced occasional marital conflict; subsequently individual and family level variables explained 15% of baby boomers` marital conflict. The key findings were that satisfaction in spousal communication was negatively associated with conflict for baby boomer couples. However, the existence of unmarried adult children was positively associated with baby boomers` marital conflict. Work and family balance was also negatively associated with marital conflict. We found that the more satisfied with communication with the spouse, the fewer unmarried adult children, and the more work and family balance the couple maintained, the less marital conflict these baby boomers experienced.
 Keywords
baby boomer;marital conflict;satisfaction with communication;existence of unmarried adult children;work and family balance;
 Language
English
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50~60대 기혼 남녀의 노년기 가족생활 전망:동거 가족, 돌봄자, 거주지 전망과 관련된 요인 탐색,진미정;성미애;변주수;

한국가정관리학회지, 2014. vol.32. 1, pp.27-41 crossref(new window)
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The Prospects of the Married Men and Women in their 50s and 60s about their Future Coresident Family Members, Caregivers, and Residence, Journal of Korean Home Management Association, 2014, 32, 1, 27  crossref(new windwow)
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