International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Socioeconomic Factors Affecting Divorce in Islamic Republic of Iran (Yazd)
Seyed Mohammad Reza Ghaem Mohammadi, Dr. Fariba Chavoshzadeh Tafti, Yazd Social Welfare University (Taft)

Marital separation and divorce can be the most unpleasant event in the adult’s life; families will be hurt by divorce event. The prevalence of divorce has been increased in last decades. Therefore, this study was conducted to identify the divorce cause among the divorce seeking men and women in Yazd, Iran. This study was conducted among 2000 women and men subjects who requested for divorce and were referred to Yazd welfare advice office during 2013.The research study is a secondary analysis of data. Data were analyzed by Chi-Square test (SPSS version 20). The results showed that there is a significant relation between addiction and divorce such that more than 26 percent of men and more than 8 percent of women were drug addicts. Among other results of these paper, the direct relationship between divorce rate and monthly income that more than 40 percent of men and 60 percent of women have combined income of less than 4 million Rails. Besides, results showed that education of applicants divorce has been under graduate largely and approximately 43 percent of them without children and near 30 percent of them have one child.

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