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Pre-marital Sex and Healthy Sexual Relationship among the Students of University of Ado-ekiti, Nigeria


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The study investigated premarital sex and healthy sexual relationship among students of University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. The sample consisted of 360 male and female students. Multistage and simple random sampling was used to select the sample from six faculties in the university. The data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentage scores and t-test inferential statistics. Three general questions were raised and two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The instrument for the study was titled: Premarital sex and healthy sexual relationship among students (PSAHSRAS). It had a reliability coefficient of 0.68 and its validity was found to be 0.71. The study revealed that students had premarital sex and that majority of them used contraceptives. It was thus recommended that those who use condom should be encouraged to continue so as to free themselves from life long problems.

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Pre-marital Sex, University Students
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E. O. Osakinle
University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria, Nigeria

Abstract


The study investigated premarital sex and healthy sexual relationship among students of University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. The sample consisted of 360 male and female students. Multistage and simple random sampling was used to select the sample from six faculties in the university. The data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentage scores and t-test inferential statistics. Three general questions were raised and two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The instrument for the study was titled: Premarital sex and healthy sexual relationship among students (PSAHSRAS). It had a reliability coefficient of 0.68 and its validity was found to be 0.71. The study revealed that students had premarital sex and that majority of them used contraceptives. It was thus recommended that those who use condom should be encouraged to continue so as to free themselves from life long problems.

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Pre-marital Sex, University Students



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2010%2Fv1i1-2%2F49773