Table 1

Pearson correlations between parenting style, parental sense of helplessness, treatment adherence, and glycemic control (n = 100)

StyleHbA1cTreatment adherence
AuthoritativeFather−0.34**−0.24*
Mother−0.08 (NS)−0.08 (NS)
AuthoritarianFather0.13 (NS)0.06 (NS)
Mother0.08 (NS)0.08 (NS)
PermissiveFather0.05 (NS)0.18 (NS)
Mother0.09 (NS)0.23*
Sense of helplessnessFather0.28*0.39***
Mother0.27**0.44***
  • *P < 0.05,

  • **P < 0.005,

  • ***P < 0.001.

  • NS, P > 0.05.