Socio-Economic Status, Stress, and Coping Strategies among Cohabiting Men and Women in Katanga Slum, Kawempe Division
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The study was conducted among men and men in Katanga Slums in Kawempe division. The purpose of the study was to find whether there is no significance relationship between socio economic status, stress and coping strategies among cohabiting men and women in Katanga slums. The study used a sample of 100 men and women who participated in the study and standardized sets of questionnaires for each variable was used to collect data. Hypothesis was tested using Pearson Correlation co efficiency and the results revealed that there is no significance relationship between socio-economic status and stress among men and women. The study also revealed that there is a significance relationship between socio-economic status and coping strategies and lastly the study revealed that is a negative relationship between stress and coping strategies among men and women in Katanga slums. Thus, this recommends that further research could focus on other factors that may lead to stress among couples other than their social-economic status.