Sexual Behaviors of College Students Attending Four Universities in a Southern State
R Mark Kelley, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Linda Synovitz, Southeastern Louisiana University, Gerald Carlson, University of Louisiana--Lafayette, and Andrea L. Schuster, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
The purpose of the study was to investigate the sexual behaviors of college students in a southern state. The sexual behaviors of students in this area are of particular interest because of the high rates of STDs in the region. The participants (n = 982) were primarily female (65.1%), White (77.4%), 20--23 years of age (47.9%), and were students at four southern universities. The instrument used in the study elicited information regarding demographics, sexual behavioral intention, participation in sexual behaviors and participants perception of the quality of their past sexuality education. Eighty-three percent of this sample reported having sexual intercourse. Statistical analysis revealed that participants who indicated they had not participated in sexual intercourse had higher (p [less than] .01) mean perceptions of the quality of their sexuality education than those who had participated in sexual intercourse. …
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Publication information: Article title: Sexual Behaviors of College Students Attending Four Universities in a Southern State. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Volume: 72. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2001. Page number: Not available. © 1999 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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