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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 11
First page : ( 3919) Last page : ( 3922)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00711.9

Knowledge and Attitude of Sex in Undergraduate Students

Yeun EunJa1,*, Jeon Misoon2,**

1Department of Nursing, Konkuk University, 268 Chungwon-daero Chungju-si Chungbuk, 27478, Republic of Korea

2Dept. of Nursing, Baekseok University, 76 Munam-ro, Dongnam-guCheonan-si, Chungnam, 31065, Republic of Korea

*Corresponding Author E-mail: eunice@kku.ac.kr

**E-mail: jms@bu.ac.kr

Online published on 26 March, 2018.

Abstract

Background/Objectives

This study was conducted to analyze the correlation of knowledge and attitude of sex in undergraduate students.

Methods/Statistical analysis

A questionnaire survey was conducted on 140 students in K universities located in Chungbuk from May to June, 2016. 135 questionnaires were used as the research data. The data were analyzed using SPSS 18.0. The knowledge and attitude of sex by General Characteristics were analyzed using a t-test, ANOVA, the post hoc Scheffe's test and Correlation of the knowledge and attitude of sex was analyzed using Pearson's correlation coefficient.

Findings

There were significant difference of the knowledge to sex by general characteristics among the gender (t=-3.354, p=.001) grade(F=12.992, p<.001) and the experience of the dating (F=3.547, p=.033). Female students showed a higher degree of the knowledge to sex than male students and senior students showed a higher degree than freshman. Also present the dating students showed a higher degree of the knowledge to sex than past the dating but present no the dating students and no experienced the dating students. But there was no significant difference in the attitude to sex by general characteristics. And there was positive correlation of the knowledge and attitude to sex in undergraduate students (r=.320, p<.05).

Improvements/Applications

Therefore, the development of the effective sexual education program is needed to help undergraduate students to have responsible attitudes toward sex by providing accurate sex knowledge to the individual students.

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Keywords

knowledge, attitude, sex, sexual education, undergraduate students.

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