The Impact of Family Upbringing Methods on the Formation of Children's Health Awareness

Elsayed Abdalrahman, Osman S. Ahmed, Alaa Z. Al-Rawashdeh, Zezit M. Noufal


The aim of the study is to investigate the effect of family upbringing methods on the formation of health awareness in children by examining the correlation between family upbringing methods and dimensions of health awareness. The research adopts a correlational methodology and includes the development of a scale for family upbringing methods consisting of 20 items distributed among four styles and a scale for health awareness consisting of 15 items distributed among three dimensions. These scales are applied to a random sample of 80 male and female respondents. One of the key findings of the research is the lack of a statistically significant correlation between authoritarian, democratic, and neglectful family upbringing styles and the level of health awareness in children. However, there was a statistically significant relationship between the overprotective style of upbringing and the level of health awareness in children who are subjected to it. The results also showed no statistically significant differences in the sample's responses based on variables such as gender, age, and birth order within the family.


Doi: 10.28991/HEF-2023-04-02-05

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Family; Family Upbringing; Health Awareness; COVID-19; Children.


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