The relationship of child rearing and the level of anxiety of first year medical students in De La Salle Health Sciences Institute (DLSHSI), school year 2012-2013

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Community Medicine


Anxiety, Child Rearing, Medical Students


A cross-sectional study design was implemented for this research. Using non-probability purposive sampling method, 306 first year medical students aged 18 to 30 were surveyed regarding their parent's parenting style implemented on them during ages 6-12 years old and the student's level of anxiety by using a modified parenting style questionnaire and Zung Self Anxiety Rating Scale respectively. Chi-square test was used to analyze the data. The results showed the levels of anxiety of first year medical students were not affected by parenting styles, caregiver and parental status.

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