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Sexual knowledge, attitudes, and sources of information among adolescents

Sexual knowledge, attitudes, and sources of information among adolescents

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex instruction for youth.,
  • Young women -- Sexual behavior.,
  • Teenage pregnancy.,
  • Young women -- Attitudes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ruth A. Hudson.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 166 leaves.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17699016M

      The spread of HIV in any community is in part determined by the knowledge of attitude towards sexuality of its members and by their actual sexual practices. The aim of the study was to assess students' knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV/AIDS and Cited by: National Survey of Adolescents and Young Adults: Sexual Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Experiences. Published: and what sources inform and influence their decision making.

    4 │ SRH knowledge, attitudes, and practices among early adolescents and young adults in Uganda Sexual behavior among adolescents and young adults Seventy percent of AYAs and 4 percent of EAs had ever had sex. As shown in Figure 2, half of all AYAs had sex within the last six months. Two-thirds (67 percent) of AYA women were sexually active. The acquisition of sexual and reproductive knowledge and skills 10 “Age appropriateness” and young adolescents’ search for information 10 The effectiveness of sexuality education in schools

    Assessing teenagers’ knowledge, attitudes and perceptions towards teenage pregnancy. The case of Where other written sources have been quoted, then: a. Their words have been re-written but the general information attributed to them has been Africa’s social reality, chief among them being adolescent sexual health.   In most Sub-Saharan African countries, little is known about young adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Though some efforts have been made to understand and improve SRH of older adolescents, very young adolescents (VYAs) are often overlooked, and little is known about their sexual knowledge and behaviors. The goal of this study was to describe SRH knowledge, information Cited by: 5.


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Sexual Knowledge Sources. Sexual knowledge sources were examined across three domains: sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexual behaviors, and contraceptives. Participants indicated if they received their knowledge in each of these domains using a checklist from a total of 11 sources (1 = yes; 0 = no).Cited by: The aim of this research is to investigate the perceptions of sexual health among adolescent Niuean females who were born in New Zealand.

The main objectives were to explore sources of sexual health education and information among participants and to identify the barriers or gaps that prevent young Niuean women from accessing appropriate sexual health education, information, treatment and Author: Amio Ikihele.

Indian Adolescent Sexuality: Sexual Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among Urban Youth Article in Psychological Studies 55(3) September. This study fills this gap by presenting new, national evidence on the sexual behavior, knowledge and information sources of very young adolescents (12–14 years old) in four countries across Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and by:   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. Data from this study revealed that more sexual knowledge among adolescents might be irrelevant to safe sex behaviours and might involve conservative sexual attitudes.

Moreover, the findings revealed that positive sexual attitudes among adolescents might also be irrelevant to safe sex by: Sexual Knowledge and Attitude Test for Adolescents _____. William Fullard, Temple University.

Lawrence M. Scheier, LARS Research Institute, Inc. The Sexual Knowledge and Attitude Test for Adolescents (SKAT-A) is a developmentally appropriate, paper-and-pencil self-report questionnaire for assessing subjective evaluations and knowledge proficiency regarding sexual behavior and sexual.

Sexual socialization is the process by which adolescents acquire sexual knowledge and values.1 Although parents and friends are identified by adolescents as the most common sources of sexual information, the mass media is also recognized as an important contributor to sexual knowledge.2 – 4 Some sources may be more influential than others and may emphasize different aspects of sexuality.

The survey results are consistent with other studies conducted among Asian adolescents and young adults, which indicate that the various forms of media have been an important source of information for Asian adolescents and young adults in learning about sex [16–17].Cited by: First, we hypothesize that exposure to media is an important context for adolescents' and young adults' sex-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors in these Asian cities with their heritage of Confucian-based culture, and that this effect is comparable with other contextual influences, such as family, peers, and by: As part of a larger study, sexually active female adolescents between 15 and 18 years of age completed a paper-and-pencil survey which assessed discussions about sexual intercourse, contraceptive use and condom use among friends and family members and their own sexual by: The Determination of University Students’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors on The Matter of Sexual Health Abstract In this research, the objective is to determine the level of knowledge.

the risk of premarital sex among adolescents. Parental Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions towards Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health in Bulawayo International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE) Page | 64 World Health Organisation (), has describes programs in a review such as Uganda’s Straight.

A cross sectional study was carried out in in South Delhi, India to investigate the perception, knowledge and attitude of adolescent urban schoolgirls towards sexually transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS, safer sex practice and sex education.

the self-administered questionnaire was completed by female students from two senior Cited by: Context. Men play a significant role in all spheres of domestic life including reproduction.

Youth is a period of critical development and ignoring sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of young men ought to have wider social and health consequences. Aims and Objectives. To assess the knowledge, attitude, and perceptions regarding SRH among young unmarried men (18&#x;25 years).

Cited by: 1. Among adolescents, this is done to conform to peer norms and a way of demonstrating that one had what it takes to be a woman or man. The act of engaging in sexual practice among adolescents has been widely reported across the sub-Saharan African region, with about 25% reporting having sexual contact before attaining 15 years of by: 4.

people has not focused on perceptions of sexual/reproductive health, attitudes and behaviours related to sexual/reproductive health. • The results of all studies conducted in Turkey* show that adolescents have insufficient knowledge about sexual/reproductive health and their main sources of information are friends, parents and mass-media.

sex education, make on American adolescent sexual attitudes and behavior. Participants were ethnically and economically diverse male and female, high-school adolescents. Background. Sexual behaviors and knowledge among PHIV-infected (PHIV +) adolescents in comparison with HIV-uninfected youths are not well understood and continue to be studied actively.

Objective. To compare sexual behavior and sexual knowledge of PHIV + and HIV-uninfected adolescents at an urban, tertiary-care center in New Jersey. Study by: 2.Sexual knowledge, attitudes and values among Chinese migrant adolescents in Hong Kong Article (PDF Available) in Health 5(12) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.nancy, sexual knowledge, attitudes and behavior among adolescents in the Caribbean,6 very few have included those younger than age 15 in their study popu-lation.

Sexual activity in Jamaica often be-gins in the early teenage and even pre-teenage years, and attitudes about gender roles, sexual activity and family planning are likely to be formed File Size: KB.