Sex Education And Pre-Marital Sex Among Adolescents In Private Secondary Schools In Makindye East Kampala, Uganda

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ABSTRACT

This study was set to find out the influence of influence of sex education on premarital sex

among adolescents in selected private secondary schools in Makindye East. It was guided by three specific objectives, that included i) sex education programmes; ii) premarital sex

knowledge; iii)) the relationship between sexual education programmes and premarital sex

knowledge among adolescents. The study comprised of a population of 200 adolescents. The study employed a descriptive correlation design that use both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection. It is Quantitative in the sense that it was based on methodological principles of description, and use of statistical measurements. Qualitative data was presented on tables (Wildier, 2002). It was cross-sectional and expost facto .It was descriptive in that respondents in the secondary schools described the characteristics of the various activities. It was correlational because it established the relationship between the socio-econornic status and drug abuse. It was cross sectional because data was collected from all respondents within the same period of time. It was expost facto as it involved events that have already taken place and may be related to present conditions. A descriptive research design was used to collect data from 132 respondents using self-administered questionnaires and interview guide as the main data

collection instruments. The study findings indicated that majority of respondents were girls

73(55.3%) ranged between 16-18 years and these were between S.5 —S.6 (75 (56.8%) the sex education programmes was generally often and the knowledge about premarital sex was false on the two variables are positive and not significantly correlated, this means accepting the null hypoReserach Report that there is no significant relationship between sex education programmes and premarital sex knowledge where rv.l65 since the sig. value (.058) was greater than 0.05, which is the maximum level of significance required to declare there is no significant relationship in social sciences and with regression. From the findings and the conclusions of the

study, the researcher recommends there is a need to encourage also senior ones up to senior fours to attend sex education programmes, ii) There is a need to encourage also boys to attend sex education programmes at school so that they can be equipped with knowledge,iii) There is a need to encourage parents to talk to their adolescents as far as sex education is concerned so that they

can be able to tell them problems they face about sexual issues, iv) There is a need to encourage students changetheir sexual behaviors especially the risky ones, v) There is a need to encourage parents on how to handle adolescents not to react on them harshly especially when they had got back home late, There is a need to encourage parents and teaohers should involve their adolescents in decision making hence helping them in future

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APA

BETTY, B (2021). Sex Education And Pre-Marital Sex Among Adolescents In Private Secondary Schools In Makindye East Kampala, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/sex-education-and-pre-marital-sex-among-adolescents-in-private-secondary-schools-in-makindye-east-kampala-uganda

MLA 8th

BETTY, BULLEN "Sex Education And Pre-Marital Sex Among Adolescents In Private Secondary Schools In Makindye East Kampala, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/sex-education-and-pre-marital-sex-among-adolescents-in-private-secondary-schools-in-makindye-east-kampala-uganda. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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BETTY, BULLEN . "Sex Education And Pre-Marital Sex Among Adolescents In Private Secondary Schools In Makindye East Kampala, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/sex-education-and-pre-marital-sex-among-adolescents-in-private-secondary-schools-in-makindye-east-kampala-uganda >.

Chicago

BETTY, BULLEN . "Sex Education And Pre-Marital Sex Among Adolescents In Private Secondary Schools In Makindye East Kampala, Uganda" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/sex-education-and-pre-marital-sex-among-adolescents-in-private-secondary-schools-in-makindye-east-kampala-uganda