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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:4, April, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(4): 1560-1567

Parenting among Intact and Single Parent Families
Krutika Chanda1* and Lata Pujar2
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Community Science, University of Agriculture Science, Dharwad-580005-India
*Corresponding author

Parenting is a process where the children are supported and promoted in all the domains of development from infancy to adulthood. Hence the study was taken up to know parenting and factors influencing parenting among urban and rural mothers from intact and single parent families from Bidar District. The sample comprised of 120 single mothers and 120 mothers from intact families from urban and rural areas of Bidar were selected using purposive proportionate random sampling method. The criteria for selection of respondents included at least one school going child in the age group of 8-16 years. The tools used for the study were general information schedule for gathering the personal information and Alabama Parenting Questionnaire (APQ) by Frick (1991) to assess the parenting practices. The results indicated that majority of the mothers from intact and single parents had average level of parenting and there was no significant association as well as difference found between the mothers from intact and single parents on parenting. Garrett mean scores indicated that majority of the mother from intact and single parent families followed positive parenting. With regard to factors like education and socio economic status had a significant influence on parenting among rural and urban area of intact and single parent families. While in case of single mothers from urban and rural area the factors like age, education, socio economic status and child’s gender had a significant influence on parenting.

Keywords: Parenting, Single mothers and Mothers from intact families

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Krutika Chanda and Lata Pujar. 2019. Parenting among Intact and Single Parent Families.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(4): 1560-1567. doi:
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