Journal of Child Development Studies
Vol 2, No 1 (2017): JOURNAL OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

Family Interaction and Emotional Intelligence of School-Age Children in Urban Poor Areas

Sukmawati, Inten Rengganis ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultutal University )
Hernawati, Neti ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultutal University )



Article Info

Publish Date
30 Apr 2017

Abstract

Emotional intelligence is the ability of children to express their emotions appropriately. Emotions play an important role in children’s lives because through the emotion someone knows what was perceived themselves and others. The aim of this research was to analyze the influence of the characteristics of children and family, interaction between children and parents as well as siblings toward school-age children’s emotional intelligence. The study design was cross-sectional study with proportional random sampling method. Samples in this study were children and mothers (n=100) in urban poor areas, which are located in Empang Village and Tegal Lega Village, Bogor City. Data were collected by interview using a questionnaire. The results showed that there is a negative significant relation between age of mother and parent-child interaction. Mother’s education length and sibling interaction have a positive significant relation with emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence of school-age children in urban poor areas was affected by mother’s education length and sibling interaction. Age of child does not influence on child emotional intelligence in urban poor areas. 

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Journal Info

Abbrev

jcds

Publisher

Subject

Education

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Journal of Child Development Studies (JCDS) is scientific journal providing researched paper on the subject of child development in many aspects, child psychology, parenting, and any topics related child development published two times a year by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, ...