Parenting styles, peer pressure and delinquency among adolescents
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The study was to examine the relationship between parenting styles, peer pressure and delinquency among adolescents. It applied both comparative and correlational study design that is quantitative and descriptive to establish the relationship that exists between the variables which were randomly selected. A total of 64 respondents both male and female participated in the study. These included 37 male and 27 female respondents. Data collected was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) where Pearson Coefficient ( r ) was used to test the significance of the hypotheses. The study results showed that there is a significant relationship between parenting styles and peer pressure, there was a significant relationship between parenting styles and delinquency and there was also a significant relationship between peer pressure and delinquency.