Title

Relationship between perceived parenting styles and level of self-esteem of nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Batch 2015

Date of Completion

2012

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Parenting Styles, Self-Esteem, Nursing Students

Abstract

The study used a quantitative non-experimental descriptive-correlational research design. The respondents of the study were 80 nursing students from De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Batch 2015 who were being reared by their parent/s only who were then identified using the non-probability convenience-purposive or judgmental sampling. The researchers used an adapted-modified tool and data was analysed using percentage distribution, p-value, and Chi-square. From a total of 80 respondents, their profile showed that most of the nursing students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute Batch 2015 who were reared by their parent/s were 17 years of age, female, eldest child, belongs to a nuclear family, whose mother and father are both employed, and have a monthly family income of 50,000 and above. The majority of the respondents perceived that their parent/s used a democratic parenting style to rear them. Majority of the respondents have normal level of self-esteem. Age, gender, ordinal position, family structure, mother's employment status, and monthly family income did have significant relationship with the perceived parenting style of the respondents that their parent/s used to rear them except for father's employment status. Age, gender, ordinal position, family structure, mother's employment status, and month family income did not have significant relationship with the level of self-esteem of the respondents except for their father's employment status. There was a significant relationship between the perceived parenting style and the level of self-esteem of the respondents.

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