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Estimation of sexual behavior in the 18-to-24-years-old Iranian youth based on a crosswise model study

Vakilian, K. and Mousavi, S.A. and Keramat, A. (2014) Estimation of sexual behavior in the 18-to-24-years-old Iranian youth based on a crosswise model study. BMC Research Notes, 7 (1). ISSN 17560500 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Background: In many countries, negative social attitude towards sensitive issues such as sexual behavior has resulted in false and invalid data concerning this issue.This is an analytical cross-sectional study, in which a total number of 1500 single students from universities of Shahroud City were sampled using a multi stage technique. The students were assured that their information disclosed for the researcher will be treated as private and confidential. The results were analyzed using crosswise model, Crosswise Regression, T-test and Chi-square tests. Findings. It seems that the prevalence of sexual behavior among Iranian youth is 41% (CI = 36-53). Conclusion: Findings showed that estimation sexual relationship in Iranian single youth is high. Thus, devising training models according to the Islamic-Iranian culture is necessary in order to prevent risky sexual behavior. © 2014 Vakilian et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: C7 - 28 [EPrints field already has value set] LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - BMC Res. Notes [Field not mapped to EPrints] C2 - 24410965 [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Reproductive Health, School Nursing Midwifery, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Psychiatric, Research Center of Psychiatry, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Golestan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Reproductive Health, School Nursing Midwifery, Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Hafte Tir Square, Shahroud, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crosswise model Iran, Sexual behavior, Youth, adolescent, adolescent behavior, article, cross-sectional study, cultural anthropology, erotica, female, high risk behavior, human, Human immunodeficiency virus infection, Iran, male, mass medium, psychological aspect, questionnaire, sexual behavior, statistics, student, taboo, theoretical model, university, utilization review, young adult, Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Cross-Sectional Studies, Culture, Erotica, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Iran, Male, Mass Media, Models, Theoretical, Questionnaires, Risk-Taking, Sexual Behavior, Students, Taboo, Universities, Young Adult
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 09:39
Last Modified: 09 May 2015 06:56
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1708

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