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Table 4 BDI-II depression scores by country and parenting styles

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

  Parenting Style
Country Authoritative Authoritarian Permissive Neglectful
 Jamaica Mean 13.77a 21.18abc 13.00bc 21.41acd
sd 10.10 10.58 9.98 9.39
 Bahamas Mean 10.99bde 17.00 12.44bdf 17.09eg
sd 8.93 9.86 7.19 9.38
 St. Kitts Mean 11.87bdgh 19.74acefhi 11.40bdij 16.32dehj
sd 8.74 11.73 9.18 10.09
 St Vincent Mean 13.36bdik 17.53ehjkl 13.03bdilm 18.36aehjkm
sd 7.95 9.15 9.01 10.29
  1. a Jamaica Authoritative versus others (p < .05).
  2. b Jamaica Authoritarian versus others (p < .05).
  3. c Jamaica Permissive versus others (p < .05).
  4. d Jamaica Neglectful versus others (p < .05).
  5. e The Bahamas Authoritative versus others (p < .05).
  6. f The Bahamas Permissive versus others (p < .05).
  7. g The Bahamas Neglectful versus others (p < .05).
  8. h St. Kitts Authoritative versus others (p < .05).
  9. i St. Kitts Authoritarian versus others (p < .05).
  10. j St. Kitts Permissive versus others (p < .05).
  11. k St. Vincent Authoritative versus others (p < .05).
  12. l St. Vincent Authoritarian versus others (p < .05).
  13. m St. Vincent Permissive versus others (p < .05).