CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE)

ABSTRACT
The research is an in-depth analysis of childlessness and socio-cultural impact on married couples in idah urban community of Kogi State. The study explored ways of reducing pressure both from the family and the society as a whole with particular reference to examining the existing causes and effects of infertility in the society. The instrument for data collection used for this research was questionnaire. The sampling techniques used for this study was cross-sectional survey research design. One hundred (100) respondents were randomly selected. The data collected were analyzed using tables and percentages. From the analysis of the data, it was found that programmers‟ like marriage forum in idah urban community could help reduce feeling of inferiority complex among childless couples. Negative attitude of childless couples towards child adoption and the significant relationship between childless couples and leadership role were found. The findings from the study necessitated certain recommendations which include the fact that childless couples should seek for medical treatment jointly instead of allowing one partner to carry the burden alone among others.

TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page - - - - - - - - - - -i
Approval page - - - - - - - - - -ii
Dedication - - - - - - - - - - -iii
Acknowledgement - - - - - - - - -v
Abstract - - - - - - - - - - -vi
Table of content - - - - - - - - - -viii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background to the Study - - - - - - - -1
1.2 Statement of Problem - - - - - - - -- -2
1.3 Research Questions - - - - - - - - -4
1.4 Objectives of the Study - - - - - - - -5
1.5 Significance of the Study - - - - - - - -6
1.6 Definition of Concepts - - - - - - - - -7

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Literature Review - - - - - - - - - -9
2.1.1 Medical Treatment for Infertility - - - - - - -9
2.1.2 The Extent Childless Couples Sort for Medical Solution
To Their Problems - - - - - - - - -11
2.1.3 Responsible Factors for Infertility - - - -- - -20
2.1.4 Childless Couples and Adoption - - - - - -- -23
2.1.5 The Socio-Cultural Impact of Childlessness On Married Couples-25
2.2 Review of Related Theories - - - - - - - -27
2.3 Theoretical Framework- - - - - - - - -30
2.4 Study Hypothesis - - - - - - - - -- -31

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research Design - - - - - - - - - -32
3.2 Study Area - - - - - - - - - - -33
3.3 Population of the Study - - - - - - - - -34
3.4 Sample Size - - - - - - - - - - -34
3.5 Sampling Techniques - - - - - - - - -35
3.6 Instruments for Data Collection - - - - - - -35
3.7 Methods of Data Analysis - - - - - - - -36

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Data Presentation and Analysis - - - - - - -37
4.2 Analysis of Research Questions - - - - - - -43
4.3 Test Hypothesis - - - - - - - - -52

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, RECOMMENDATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
5.1 Summary - - - - - - - - - - -59
5.2 Conclusion - - - - - - - - - -60
5.3 Recommendations - - -- - - - - - -60
5.4 Suggestions - - - - - - - - - -61
References - - - - - - - - - - -62
Appendix - - - - - - - - - - -64
Questionnaire - - - - - - - - - -65

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Raji, A. (2018). CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/childlessness-and-socio-cultural-impact-on-married-couples-a-case-study-of-idah-community-in-kogi-state-3116

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Raji, Alex "CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/childlessness-and-socio-cultural-impact-on-married-couples-a-case-study-of-idah-community-in-kogi-state-3116. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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Raji, Alex . "CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 26 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/childlessness-and-socio-cultural-impact-on-married-couples-a-case-study-of-idah-community-in-kogi-state-3116 >.

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Raji, Alex . "CHILDLESSNESS AND SOCIO-CULTURAL IMPACT ON MARRIED COUPLES (A CASE STUDY OF IDAH COMMUNITY IN KOGI STATE)" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 26, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/childlessness-and-socio-cultural-impact-on-married-couples-a-case-study-of-idah-community-in-kogi-state-3116

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