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Premarital sexual attitudes and behaviour among adolescent girls

by Anita Rakesh

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Published by Printwell in Jaipur, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage girls -- India -- Sexual behavior.,
    • Teenage girls -- India -- Attitudes.,
    • Premarital sex -- India.,
    • Sexual behavior surveys -- India.

    • About the Edition

      Case study of nine women"s colleges of Delhi University and School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University from Delhi, India.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-206).

      StatementAnita Rakesh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ27.5 .R35 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1377495M
      ISBN 108170442346
      LC Control Number92909608
      OCLC/WorldCa28724092

      responsible attitudes and behaviour towards sex, and to educate adolescents into healthy sexual habits. A study of the sexual behaviour of adolescents in Nigeria reported that low educational level of parents were associated with increased risky sexual behaviour among them. A study also carried out among adolescents in Ibadan,File Size: 2MB. Specifically, there is greater acceptance of divorce and nontraditional living arrangements such as cohabitation, as well as acceptance and prevalence of premarital sex, than in the past. The authors examine adolescent attitudes toward marriage and their .

        Youth who begin early pre-marital sexual activity are more likely to be engaged in unsafe sex. Early sexual debut puts them at increased risk for acquiring or transmitting sexually transmitted infections, including HIV; and makes them highly vulnerable to unwanted pregnancy and its consequences. This study was conducted to assess premarital sexual practices and its predictors . The study aimed to explore knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of premarital sex and its associated factors among bedsit-living students. A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in Hue city, Vietnam in Multi-stage cluster sampling was used to recruit students. Data were collected by using a self-administered questionnaire at participant’s room.

      Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings. Interest in sexuality intensifies during the onset of puberty, and sexuality is often a vital aspect of teenagers' lives. In humans, sexual interest may be expressed in a number of ways, such as flirting, kissing, masturbation, or having sex with a partner.   With emerging westernization, there is growing concern about sexual promiscuity and changing attitudes toward sexuality. A questionnaire was administered to adolescents from the city of Mumbai in the age group of 17–21 years in order to examine their knowledge about crucial aspects of sexuality and their source of sex related by: 7.


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Premarital sexual attitudes and behaviour among adolescent girls by Anita Rakesh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Premarital sexual attitudes and behaviour among adolescent girls. [Anita Rakesh] -- Case study of nine women's colleges of Delhi University and School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University from Delhi, India.

The findings of the study reveal that: Adolescents have not less than 20 permissive attitudes towards premarital sex and the views of the adolescents and adults parents on the adolescents Author: Ifeoma Eze.

Similarly a survey conducted among teenagers in seven districts of Nepal showed risky sexual behaviour especially among young boys. About 22% of the boys interviewed had premarital sexual experience and only two thirds of them used condom.

The number of boys who had sex with multiple partners was also by: Background This study was a qualitative investigation into sexual attitudes and behaviours, and contraceptive use among Malaysian youth, based on constructs from the health belief model, theory of reasoned action, and problem behaviour theory.

Methods A total of 34 focus group discussions with participants were conducted among the Malay (35%), Chinese (34%), and Indian (31%) young. In Nepal, as in other Asian countries, the issue of sexuality still remains a taboo.

Despite this fact, an increasing number of sexual activities is being reported by Nepalese students. This trend warrants serious and timely attention. Due to the sensitivity of the topic of premarital sexuality, youth receive inadequate education, guidance and services on reproductive by: Such a high rate of teenage pregnancy is indicative of a high level of unprotected adolescent sexual activity.

We examined sexual behaviour, knowledge and attitudes to sexuality among adolescent school girls in Transkei, using a self-administered questionnaire, in order to establish the incidence of sexual activity, and associated risk by:   Little is known about the risky sexual behaviour, misconceptions and attitudes regarding sexuality and sexual health among rural youth in India.

In order to understand these aspects, quantitative data were collected among 1, rural college students ( male and female) in the age group 15–24 years in the Thane district of Maharashtra, India, during Cited by: Background: While many factors such as poor negotiating skills, low self esteem, gender norms and peer pressure have been identified to influence the sexual behavior of adolescents in Nigeria, the influencing factors differ according to the context in which adolescents in Nigeria live.

Methodology: The study was a qualitative exploratory study using a focus group discussion among by: 1. THE INFLUENCE OF THE FAMILY ON PREMARITAL SEXUAL ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR Arland Thornton Donald Camburn Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan INTRODUCTION Adolescent sexuality, pregnancy, and childbearing have recently become impor.

The available data, however, suggest that there has been little change in the sexual behavior of adolescent boys (for reviews see Chilman, ; Diepold and Young, ; and Hopkins, ). The trend among girls seems to have had the effect of making the sexual behavior of adolescent boys and girls more similar.

This study examines the premarital sexual attitudes and behavior of black high school girls. An attempt is made to relate family structure, social class, and religious participation to these attitudes and behavior. Analysis of the data supported an hypothesis specifying a relationship between family structure and sexual attitudes and by: This study examines the role of religion in adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviour in Nigeria.

The study was conducted in two national universities in Nigeria with student population of more. Given that premarital sex is the norm in present day American culture, it is common for a family whose heritage views premarital sex as unacceptable and deserving of punishment to seek mental health services for the adolescent engaged in sexual relations.

With this presenting problem, a family intervention rather than individual therapy for the. In the USA, sexual behaviour differed by ethnicity, age, and urban/rural location (Grunbaum et al., ).premarital sex In Thailand and Philippines, family structure was associated with premarital sex; youths living with one parent have higher rate of sexual activity than those living with both parents (Choe et al., ).

Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. UNDERSTANDING PREMARITAL SEXUAL ATTITUDE AND BEHAVIOUR: THEORITICAL AND EMPIRICAL CONTEXTS Faturochman Sexual activity among teenage populations has tended to increase as indicated by a decrease in the age at the first intercourse and the increasing proportion of sexually active teenagers (Forrest and Singh, ; Hofferth et al., ).File Size: 50KB.

Sexual Attitudes and Behavior Among Young Adolescents in Jamaica By Elizabeth Eggleston, Jean Jackson and Karen Hardee I n Jamaica, as elsewhere, adolescent pregnancy presents a serious social and public health problem.

1 Forty percent of Jamaican women have been pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20, and more than 80% of. among his peers. Because of these differences, adolescent boys and girls have different patterns of sexual behaviour and hence, they are exposed to different reproductive health risks, (Aderibigbe & Araoye, ).

In most of Asia, including the Arab states of West Asia premarital sexual activity is uncommon, but marriage and. Presents a study which examined adolescent attitudes toward marriage and their association with premarital sexual activity and cohabitation. Cohabitation and attitudes toward marriage; Premarital counseling and psychoeducational interventions; Recommendations for helping adolescents understand the realities of marriage and family life.

sexual standards among blacks, by focusing on the premarital sexual attitudes of black adoles-cent females from different socio-economic backgrounds. The study investigates whether social structural factors may influence premar-ital sexual attitudes among black adolescent females and, if so, how strong the effects may be.

RELIGIOSITY, PERCEIVED. This study investigated attitudes toward personal use of premarital contraception among sexually active adolescent males and females. All students within the selected classrooms were asked to complete questionnaires assessing attitudes toward contraception, contraceptive knowledge, and sociodemographic and sex-related life history variables.

Subjects were rated with regard to their Author: Eleanor Nelson-Wernick.In Jamaica, as elsewhere, adolescent pregnancy presents a serious social and public health problem.1 Forty percent of Jamaican women have been pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20, and more than 80% of adolescent pregnancies are unplanned.

Sexual activity begins at an early age for many Jamaicans: Among young people aged who were surveyed in the From toattitudes toward premarital sex changed such that young women’s approval increased from 12% to 73% and from 40% to 79% among young men. People’s feelings of sexual guilt also decreased during this period.

As ofless than 25% of people believe premarital sex is “always or almost always” wrong.