THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL CAPITAL AND HUSBAND-WIFE INTERACTION ON MARITAL QUALITY AMONG FAMILIESIN EARLY YEARS AND MIDDLE YEARS MARRIAGE
This study aims to analyze the effect of social capital and husband-wife interaction on marital quality among families in early years and middle yearsmarriage. The study was using cross sectional design. The selection of researchsites was purposively chosen in Bogor City. The location of the study was inKebon Pedes and Kedung Badak, regions of Tanah Sareal district. Samples of thisstudy were 120 families in early and middle years of marriage with wives as themain participants. Data were collected through interview using questionnaire. Thestudy found that social capital in families with early marriage age in theintermediate category, and in families with middle years of marriage is in the highcategory. Different test results show only in the dimensions of gender partnershipsthat families in middle years of marriage were higher than early years families. Onvariable of husband-wife interaction, half of the families with early marriage yearswere in the intermediate category and more than half of families with middleyears of marriage were in the high category. There wereno significant differencesin all dimensions of husband and wife interaction. In the variable quality ofmarriage, half of families with early years marriage were in the intermediatecategory, whereas more than half of families with middle years marriage were inhigh category. There wereno significant differences in all dimensions of maritalquality.