Factors Affecting Parenting Confidence of Parenting Mothers

Meera Park, Nam Joo Je, Jiwon Yoon
2021 Asia-pacific Journal of Convergent Research Interchange  
This study was conducted to identify factors affecting parenting confidence in parenting mothers. The data collection for this study was conducted on April 13-30, 2021 using online questionnaires for 167 parenting mothers in Korea. The collected data were analyzed using IBM SPSS WIN/25.0. The general characteristics and variables were analyzed using frequency, mean, and standard deviation, the difference of variables was analyzed by t-test and one-way ANOVA, and post analysis was analyzed
more » ... h Scheffe's test. The correlation between each variable was analyzed by Pearson correlation, and the effect on parenting confidence was obtained by regression analysis. The result of the study showed that parenting confidence had positive correlation with digital media literacy and motivation for using smartphone, negative correlation with parenting stress. The factors that most affect the parenting confidence of the subjects are parenting stress, followed by digital media literacy, Smartphone usage time 'less than 1 hour' followed. The explanatory power of the model was 34.6%. The results suggest that it is necessary to construct a digital media literacy improvement education program to increase parenting confidence and reduce parenting stress. In the future, by adding a wide range of subjects and variables, it is suggested that various studies be conducted to improve the parenting confidence of parenting mothers.
doi:10.47116/apjcri.2021.08.17 fatcat:fvbe4bqdsfa7ric2sxwornboue