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Table 2 Correlations between mother’s sense of coherence, mother’s childrearing, child’s social skills, and demographic characteristics

From: Relations of mother’s sense of coherence and childrearing style with child’s social skills in preschoolers

Variable 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Mother’s sense of coherence
 1. Sense of coherence            
Mother’s childrearing
 2. Index of Child Care Environment .25***           
Child social skills
 3. Cooperation .12*** .10***          
 4. Self-control .10*** .10*** .57***         
 5. Assertion .10*** .10*** .66*** .57***        
Demographic characteristics
 6. Child’s sex −.02 .02 .19*** .27*** .11***       
 7. Child’s age .05 .01 .25*** .22*** .14*** .01      
 8. Mother’s age .05 .01 −.01 .06 −.01 .01 .10**     
 9. Presence of father .09** .02 .09** .09** .06* .01 −.02 .08**    
 10. Presence of siblings .10** −.05 .09** .05* .05* .05 .00 .05*** .13***   
 11. Attending kindergarten .06* .03 .10*** .07* .05* −.03 −.04 .06* .17*** .07*  
 12. Perceived family socioeconomic status .22*** .08** .06* .07* .10** −.01 −.05 .07* .13*** −.01 .07**
  1. Variables were coded as follows: 1 sense of coherence, 2 Index of Child Care Environment, 3 cooperation, 4 self-control, 5 assertion, 6 child’s sex, 7 child’s age, 8 mother’s age, 9 presence of father, 10 presence of siblings, 11 attending kindergarten, 12 perceived family socioeconomic status
  2. p < .05
  3. ** p < .01
  4. *** p < .001