An Assessment of Some Factors Influencing the Performance of Household Tasks Among Women Civil Servants in Lagos State


This study investigated the assessment of some factors influencing the performance of household tasks among women civil servants in Lagos State. Three objectives and three research questions were formulated for the study. Three null hypotheses were postulated, and a sample of 520 women civil servants were drawn from nineteen ministries in Lagos State using proportional random sampling technique. Data were collected using a self designed questionnaire. ANOVA statistics was used to test the hypotheses of significance at 0.05 level of agreement. The findings revealed that (i) there was a significant difference among women civil servants of different educational level and the type of household tasks they performed. The second one indicated a significant difference among women civil servant of different occupational level and the availability of labour saving devices for the performance of household tasks. (iii) revealed that significant differences did not occur among the women civil servants with different income level and hours spent for the performance of the tasks. Necessary recommendations and conclusions were made.

Keywords: Education, Household tasks, Income, Occupation, Performance, Women civil servant

Unique Article ID: EJLPSCM-107
Article Review Status: Published

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