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Table 5 Relationship between family characteristics and parenting attitudes of mothers

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

Social class Residence Mother occupation Mother education Variable
High Moderate Low Urban Slum Rural Professional House Wife Clerk University Primary, Prep Postgraduate Illiterate 2ndry,
Institute
102.9± 8.50 92.95± 10.27 95.46± 9.38 98.58± 10.21 91.95± 9.54 104.3± 3.06 107± 3.9 96.52±9.75 89.91± 9.42 101.2±10.66 97.4± 9.02 106.63±3.46 10±1 92.28± 9.67 Mean ± SD Total score
80-111 78-112 80-109 80-112 78-109 101-107 30-40 24-39 28-38 86-112 86-109 100-111 101-101 78-111 Range
4.418 3.634 6.714 4.543 Test
0.02* 0.03* 0.003** 0.004** P
36.69± 3.75 33.5± 4.10 33.54± 4.58 35.46± 4.08 32.53± 4.33 36.67± 1.53 37.17± 3.76 34.55±4.342 32.36± 3.75 35.2± 4.764 35.6± 3.98 37.63± 3.29 35± 0 33.1± 4.21 Mean ± SD Warmth /support
28-40 27-39 24-39 28-40 24-39 35-38 10-18 10-19 10-20 30-39 29-39 30-40 35-35 24-39 Range
2.785 3.307 2.67 2.111 Test
0.07 0.05* 0.08 0.096 P
14.15± 2.58 14.18± 2.61 13.69± 3.25 14.15± 2.89 13.58± 2.46 16± 3 14.33± 2.88 13.77±2.46 14.64± 3.50 14.2± 2.05 15.4± 1.67 14.13± 2.48 19± 0 13.59± 2.93 Mean ± SD Overprotection
10-18 10-20 10-19 10-20 10-18 13-19 15-19 11-20 10-19 12-16 14-18 10-18 19-19 10-20 Range
0.14 1.065 0.431 1.379 Test
0.87 0.35 0.652 0.257 P
16.15± 2.44 13.91± 2.83 15.46± 2.47 15.15± 2.92 14.53± 2.74 15.67± 1.53 17.5± 1.52 15.1± 2.6 13.09± 2.59 16± 3.08 14± 2.74 17.25± 1.39 14±0 14.31± 2.75 Mean ± SD Harsh control
10-19 10-20 11-18 10-20 11-18 14-17 17-20 10-22 10-17 12-20 11-18 15-19 14-14 10-19 Range
3.315 0.384 6.218 2.383 Test
0.05* 0.68 0.004** 0.066 P
17.08± 2.33 14.68± 3.06 14.85± 2.19 15.77± 2.61 14.63± 3.08 16.67± 2.31 18.17± 1.17 15.58± 2.59 13.27± 2.57 16.8± 1.79 15.6± 2.07 18.13± 0.99 14± 0 14.38± 2.88 Mean ± SD Inconsistency
11-20 10-22 11-18 10-20 10-22 14-18 19-20 10-20 13-20 14-19 13-18 17-20 14-14 10-22 Range
3.654 1.251 7.923 4.048 Test
0.03* 0.3 0.001** 0.007** P
19.08± 1.80 17.05± 2.68 18.31± 1.49 18.15± 2.31 17.42± 2.43 19.33± 0.58 18.17± 1.17 15.58± 2.59 13.27± 2.57 16.8± 1.79 15.6± 2.07 18.13± 0.99 14± 0 14.38± 2.88 Mean ± SD Discrimination
14-20 10-20 16-20 13-20 10-20 19-20 30-40 24-39 28-38 18-20 15-20 17-20 19-19 10-20 Range
3.756 1.134 5.077 2.106 Test
0.03* 0.33 0.01* 0.097 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)