Date of Award
School of Social Work
Hattie M. Mitchell, MSW
This study examined relationship satisfaction among battered and nonbattered women. The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a statistical relationship between the levels of relationship satisfaction among battered and nonbattered women. The study utilized an exploratory descriptive research design. The sample consisted of sixteen battered women and seventeen nonbattered women. The analysis consisted of percentages, frequencies, and a chi-square cross-tabulation analysis. The results indicated that the two groups were similar in their levels of relationship satisfaction. The chi-square analysis found a statistically significant relationship satisfaction among the two groups. In conclusion, the study found that battered women experience lower levels of relationship satisfaction than nonbattered women.
Murray, Atasha M., "An exploratory descriptive study regarding perceptions of relationship satisfaction among battered and non-battered women" (2002). ETD Collection for AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library. 3716.