Relationship between the Duration of the Marriage and the Intent to Maintain Marriage on the Causes and Consequences of VIOLENCE in Multicultural FAMILIES in KOREA
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to verify whether the marriage period and intent to maintain the marriage will be statistically significant in relation to the causes and consequenc-es of violence in multicultural families. Through this, this research aims to provide practical im-plications for establishing policies for multicultural families as well as theoretical contributions to research on domestic violence in multicultural families in Korea. Method: In order to achieve the objectives of this study, statistical verification was performed using SPSS 23.0 as follows. First of all, frequency analysis was conducted to determine the sub-ject s intent to maintain the marriage and marriage period variables. The t-test and One Way ANOVA were then used to verify the statistical differences between the causes and results of the questionnaire by the intent to maintain the marriage and marriage period. Finally, Cross Tabu-lation(Chi-Square) was conducted to identify the differences in the association between the in-tent to maintain the marriage and marriage period. Results: According to statistical tests, some questions about the causes and consequences of violence in multicultural families showed different levels of response depending on the period of marriage and whether the couples were willing to continue their marriage. In addition, the statistically significant relationship between the period of marriage and the intent to maintain the marriage was verified Conclusion: Through the analysis results of this study, the agency in charge of establishing and implementing policies to support multicultural families needs to continuously raise the aware-ness that different and diverse approaches are needed to reflect the policy subjects marriage duration and their will to continue their marriage.