Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State

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ABSTRACT

        The study investigated the attitude of adolescents towards sexual activities in selected secondary schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State.

Data were collected from 200 randomly selected students using survey questionnaire on “Attitude of Adolescents toward Sexual Activities Questionnaire.(AASAQ).” Data collected were analysis using frequency counts, percentage and t-test.

         The results indicated that students were influenced by factors such as parents, socio-economic status, age, location and social peer group. The comparison shown that there were significant differences in the factors influencing the premarital sexual activities of students on the basis of age, parents’ occupation and education. But no significant difference was found on the basis of sex.

         On the basis of these findings, it was recommended that parents should conduct themselves in a way to serve as models to their children. They should also create time to guide their children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENTS                                                           PAGE

TITLE PAGE                                                                  i       

CERTIFICATION                                                           ii

DEDICATION                                                                iii     

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                               iv

ABSTRACT                                                                    vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                 vii

LIST OF TABLES                                                          x      

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Problem                                         1

Statement of the Problem                                            8

Purpose of the Study                                                   9

General Questions                                                       10

Research Questions                                                     11

Research Hypotheses                                                   12

Significance of the Study                                             12

Delimitation and Scope of the Study                                   14

Definition of Terms (Operational Definitions)              14

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Moral Issues and Sexual Behaviour                            16

Sexual Activity                                                              21

Factor Affecting Sexual Activities                                25

Appraisal of the Related Literature                              26

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Type                                                              28

Population                                                                     28

Sample and Sampling Procedure                                 29

Instrumentation                                                           29

Validity of Instrument                                                  30

Reliability of the Instrument                                        31

Administration of the Instrument                                31

Method of Data Analysis                                              31    

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS

Results                                                                         32

Hypotheses Testing                                                      34

Discussion of the Findings                                           38    

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND

  RECOMMENDATION

Summary                                                                      42

Conclusion                                                                    43

Implications of the Study                                             44

Recommendations                                                        45

Limitations to the Study                                              46

Suggestion for further studies                                     46

REFERENCES                                                               48

APPENDIX                                                                   

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Oladimeji, M (2021). Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-adolescents-towards-sexual-activities-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-of-kwara-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and MOHAMMED Oladimeji "Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-adolescents-towards-sexual-activities-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-of-kwara-state. Accessed 04 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and MOHAMMED Oladimeji . "Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 04 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-adolescents-towards-sexual-activities-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-of-kwara-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and Oladimeji, MOHAMMED . "Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-adolescents-towards-sexual-activities-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-ilorin-east-local-government-area-of-kwara-state