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| Published: March 25, 2015

Attitude towards Sex Education among College Students

Panaji M. Chaudhary ,

Asst. Professor, Dept. of psychology, Government Arts collage, shehera (panchmahal) Gujarat. Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. M. G. Mansoori

Associate professor, Department of psychology, Nalini-Arvind and T.V.patel Arts college, Vallabh Vidya nager. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.005/20150202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.005

ABSTRACT

Sexuality is essential component of healthy element for young people. Sex education teaches our young ones about sexual intimacy, but also enlightens them on their reproductive systems, birth control, and sexually transmitted diseases. The purpose of this research is to examine the attitude of college students towards sex education. Subjects included 60 college students, 30 Rural and 30 urban students from Arts College in Gujarat State (India). The instrument used in this study is social attitude scale (measurement battery) towards sex education scale, had reliabilities of .56 to .87 on the dimension within the total scale. Data were analyzed using t-Test; findings indicated that students were supportive of sex education. Girls generally favored such education more compare to the boys. And same in the case of Urban and Rural also the urban students were found more favorable. It was also observed that those students who are matured and grown normally were having more favorable attitudes toward the concepts of sex education.
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Panaji M. Chaudhary @ panaji.chaudhary@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.005/20150202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.005

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015

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