Introduction: The aim of this
Study was to investigate the Factors
that impact on the Living Pressures of
Female-Headed Households in the cities
of Kashan and
Aran & Bidgol.
Method: This study is based on Survey Method and the Data
Collection Tools was Questionnaire. Population Sample
of the Research is 206 individuals and the data were collected in June 2013.
Results: The Experimental
Data showed that: Along with lower Living Satisfaction, Social Trust and Social
Support, Living Pressures level goes
up, and vice versa. Also, In
parallel with the rise in
Responsibility and the
Number of People Under Supervision, Living Pressures goes up, and vice versa. In the Multivariate Analysis and Path Analysis,
Regression Tests showed that:
Along with lower Living Satisfaction and Social Support, Living Pressures level goes up, and vice
versa. Also, In parallel with the rise in Living Pressures level, Responsibility level goes up, and vice
Discussion: This research suggests that factors such as Lack
of Life Satisfaction, Weakness of Social
Trust, Weakness of Social Support, and Having so
much Responsibilities, lead to increase the amount of Living Pressures
in Female-Headed Households lives. These results are
consistent with previous theoretical and experimental results of some studies.
In other words, Female-Headed Households are living inadequate consent, in relation to Family and Community
do not have much confidence, do not get
adequate support from
Family and Community,
have Multiple Roles and Responsibilities in their lives.
Hence, feel and endure a lot of Pressure in their lives.