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Table 4 Relationship between family characteristics and parenting attitudes of father

From: Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of parenting style among parents having ADHD children: a cross-section study

Social class Residence Father Occupation Father Education Variable
High Moderate Low Urban Slum Rural Trades Skill Manual Professional Manual Clerk University Primary, Prep Postgraduate Illiterate 2ndry,
Institute
103.08±12.1 98.05± .46 92.92± 9.99 100.92± 11.4 95.21± 8.57 90.67± 14.3 92.33± 12.0 95.18± 9.5 108.15± 4.3 75± 0 95.64± 9.24 102.25± 5.7 89.25± 10.5 107.09± 5.9 105.5± 3.54 93.09± 10.8 Mean ± SD Total score
76-114 72-110 75-108 72-114 76-108 75-103 76-110 76-108 100-114 75-75 72-109 96-112 75-99 94-114 103-108 72-110 Range
3.119 2.404 7.481 6.268 Test
0.054 0.102 <0.001** <0.001** P
34.85± 4.53 33.18± 4.25 29.54± 5.67 33.92± 4.51 31.68± 4.89 27.67± 8.15 31.5± 4.81 31.41± 5.51 35.77± 2.92 24±0 32.27± 5.14 34.38± 1.77 27.5± 4.8 36.18± 2.89 36.5± 0.71 30.91± 5.49 Mean ± SD Warmth /support
24-39 20-38 22-37 20-39 22-37 22-37 24-38 22-37 30-39 24-24 20-37 32-37 23-33 30-39 36-37 20-38 Range
4.338 2.824 2.63 4.692 Test
0.019* 0.07 0.047* 0.003** P
16.38± 2.36 15.64± 2.87 17.23± 2.20 15.81± 2.74 16.47± 2.37 19± 1 16.83± 2.40 16.59± 2.74 16.46± 2.44 19±0 15± 2.65 16.45± 2.42 16.5± 2.65 16.45± 2.42 17± 1.41 16.26± 2.65 Mean ± SD Overprotection
12-20 10-20 13-20 10-20 12-20 18-20 14-20 11-20 12-20 19-19 10-19 12-20 13-19 12-20 16-18 11-20 Range
1.583 2.221 1.085 0.13 Test
0.217 0.12 0.376 0.971 P
16.31± 3.15 15.4±1 2.32 14± 2.45 16.15± 2.63 14.26± 2.51 14± 2 13.33± 3.01 14.12± 2.64 17.62± 1.66 12± 0 15.64± 1.43 17.09± 2.07 13.75± 2.06 17.09± 2.07 16± 2.83 14.09± 2.59 Mean ± SD Harsh control
10-20 10-19 10-18 10-20 10-18 12-16 10-19 10-18 14-20 12-12 14-18 13-20 12-16 13-20 14-18 10-19 Range
2.619 3.386 6.569 4.269 Test
0.084 0.043 <0.001** 0.005** P
17.38± 2.76 16.14± 2.1 15.08± 2.69 16.92± 2.45 15.53± 2.22 14± 3.61 14.67± 1.51 15.53± 2.40 18.54± 1.71 10±0 15.82± 1.72 16.63± 2.13 14.5± 4.12 18± 2.49 16.5± 2.12 15.43± 2.02 Mean ± SD Inconsistency
13-20 12-19 10-18 13-20 12-18 10-17 13-17 12-18 13-20 10-10 13-19 13-19 10-18 13-20 15-18 12-19 Range
2.93 3.123 8.481 2.801 Test
0.064 0.054 <0.001** 0.037* P
17.38± 2.755 16.14± 2.05 15.08± 2.691 16.92± 2.448 15.53± 2.22 14± 3.606 14.67± 1.506 15.53± 2.401 18.54± 1.713 10±0 15.82± 1.722 16.63± 2.134 14.5± 4.123 18± 2.49 16.5± 2.121 15.43± 2.019 Mean ± SD Discrimination
15-20 13-20 10-20 13-20 12-20 10-20 15-20 12-20 18-20 10-10 13-20 14-20 10-20 16-20 19-20 12-20 Range
1.22 2.309 5.822 2.044 Test
0.305 0.111 0.001** 0.105 P
  1. Sd standard deviation, t independent t test, F ANOVA test, NS non-significant (P>0.05)
  2. *Significant (P<0.05)
  3. **Highly significant (P<0.01)