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Table 3 Parenting styles by country, gender and maternal education

From: Parenting and depressive symptoms among adolescents in four Caribbean societies

  Authoritative Authoritarian Permissive Neglectful
Country1
 Jamaica 38.1% 17.6% 13.3% 30.9%
 Bahamas 38.2% 20.7% 16.6% 24.4%
 St. Kitts and Nevis 32.7% 18.5% 21.6% 27.3%
 St. Vincent 28.6% 23.2% 18.4% 29.7%
Gender2
 Females 36.2% 25.8% 13.6% 24.4%
 Males 29.2% 14.7% 23.5% 32.5%
Maternal Education3
 Secondary or Less 31.7% 20.4% 18.0% 29.9%
 Post-Secondary 35.7% 21.6% 18.4% 24.3%
  1. 1 χ2(9) = 21.04, p < .01.
  2. 2 χ2 (3) = 71.84, p < .01.
  3. 3 χ2 (3) = 7.14, p > .05.