Quality of Life of Female Employees (A Study in Aligarh)
Keywords:Quality of life, female employees.
Background: Nowadays, more and more women are getting into the different professions. They are expected to
maintain the balance or make adjustments at their work place and home as well. In a way, such situation may
negatively affect their quality of life. Many of the recent studies have shown the higher vulnerability of poor
mental health and poor quality of life in the working women. This study aimed at analyzing the quality of life
of working women. In this regard, the objective of this study was set to assess the quality of life in the working
Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from July 2019 to June 2020. Stratified random sampling was
done in female employees in Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. A pre-tested
semi-structured proforma was used. The study was being done on 378 participants. All the data were entered and
analysed in SPSS-20.0.
Conclusion: About more than half (n=210; 55.6%) of the study participants reported to perceive their quality of life
as “neither poor nor good.” Majority of the participants (43.4%; n=164) reported to be satisfied with their health.
On WHOQOL BREF Scale, Psychological domain had the lowest mean score (59.28 ± 11.598).
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