The Influence between Mothers’s Over Protective Attitude to the Independence of Children Aged 5-6 Years

Megawati Megawati


This research aims to know the level and influence between the over-protective attitude of mothers with the independence of children aged 5-6 years in TK Negeri Pembina 3 Pekanbaru. This research samples as many as 93 children and mothers. The method used is the Chi Square to see the influence between mothers’s over-protective attitude to the independence of children aged 5-6 years. The data collection techniques used are questionnaires and observation sheets in the form of Likert scales. Data analysis techniques use trials using scale trials and statistical method analysis. From the research results known level of over-protective attitudes of mothers belonging to the category is sufficient with a percentage value of 63.99% and the child's independence level belongs to the good category with a value of 72.57% based on the hypothesis test results obtained there is an over protective attitude toward mothers of children aged 5-6 years in TK Negeri Pembina 3 Kota Pekanbaru. It can be known from the correlation coefficient the value of P value = 0.862 indicates that the influence of over-protective attitudes of mothers on the child's independence is in very strong categories. The resulting coefficient of determination is KD = r² x 100 = 0.862 ² x 100 = 74.30% then it can be seen that the influence of maternal over-protective attitude amounted to 74.30% on child self-reliance.

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