Household chores is a non formal complex task and its not an easy thing to do. To finish the house work needs a lot of time and energy, also most of it must be done in the house every day, especially if no one help to finish it. It creates an isolated condition and may potentially cause stress. Some housewives prefer to hire a housekeeper to help to complete house works daily. This study is aiming to see the difference level of stress between housewives who use and does not use a housekeeper.
Subjects in this research are 180 housewives aged between 30-55 years old who are not working and lives in the Denpasar area. Sampling technique in this study are incidental sampling. The scale used is the scale of the stress on housewives. From the 54 available items, 28 items declared valid with reliability values 0, 901 and 26 items fall. Method of analyzing data used in this research is the analysis of non parametric Two Independent Sampel. Results from test data analysis is that there is a significant value of p= 0.000 which indicates a significant difference between both group of housewives, so that the conclusions in this research is that there are significant difference levels of stress in housewives who use and does not use a housekeeper. Thus the alternative hypothesis (Ha) in this study is accepted.
Keywords : Housewives, housekeeper, stress.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the works authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journals published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
Terakhir Di Perbaharui Pada