Family Variables and Work Life Balance – A Study of Doctors in Government Hospitals of Himachal Pradesh

Sakshi Sharma ., Dr. Jai Singh Parmar .


The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between family related variables and wok life balance (and its dimensions) among the doctors of the government hospitals of Himachal Pradesh. The study sought to determine the most significant predictors of work life balance of doctors. The study was conducted through the sample of 141 doctors employed in various government hospitals of Himachal Pradesh.  The data thus collected have been analyzed with the help of SPSS 17. In order to analyze the data the statistical tools viz. Pearson correlation coefficient and one way- ANOVA were used. The findings of the study demonstrated that there is correlation between various family related variables and work life balance. The study found significant and positive correlation between spouse support and work life balance. The study also reported a correlation between family role overload and work life balance.


work life balance, work family conflict, work role overload, spouse support, family demands

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