Types of domestic violence against Northern Border University female students at Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their effect on academic performance A case study on University Branch at Rafhaa

Subheyya Ata Abu Hatab, Mohammad Nazeeh Abdel Qader Hamdi

Abstract


 

The aim of the study was to examine types of domestic violence against Northern Border University female students at Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their effect on academic performance. The population of the study consisted of all Northern Border University female students at Rafhaa branch, totalling        (1000) students. The sample of the study totalled (540) university female students. For data collection, types of domestic violence scale were developed by the researchers.   The results of the study showed the most prevalent violence among Northern Border University female students was educational violence (M=4.12).  The level of psychological violence was moderate (M= 3.15). The verbal and physical violence was low (M=2.67 for verbal violence, M=2.54 for physical violence). The results of the study found differences in the domestic violence practiced due to parents' educational level, in favour of low educational level. There were found differences in the domestic violence practiced due to parents' educational marital status, in favour of married female university students. There was a statistically negative correlation at the significance level   (α≤0.05) between domestic violence and academic performance among Northern Border University female students.

 


Keywords


Domestic violence, Northern Border University female students at Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Academic performance.

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