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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of EMBU

From: Exploring the association between parental rearing styles and medical students’ critical thinking disposition in China

Dimensions Items Mean ± SD Max Min
Father     
Emotional warmth and understanding 19 53.22 ± 9.04 73.00 25.00
Punishing 12 16.59 ± 4.76 42.00 12.00
Over-interference 10 19.87 ± 3.50 34.00 11.00
Rejection 6 8.60 ± 2.71 21.00 6.00
Overprotection 6 10.50 ± 2.37 20.00 5.00
Mother     
Emotional warmth and understanding 19 57.40 ± 9.38 76.00 27.00
Over-interference and Overprotection 16 34.28 ± 5.90 55.00 20.00
Rejection 8 11.78 ± 3.57 28.00 8.00
Punishing 9 11.94 ± 3.90 33.00 9.00