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Title: NIGERIAN SCHOOL HEALTH JOURNAL
Authors: TARGEMA, IORVAA Ph.D
F., ACHIR
Keywords: Nigeria
Health
Sexuality
adolescent
Konshisha
survey
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: This study investigated the influence of adolescent sexuality on students' educational development in secondary schools in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. Two null hypotheses were formulated and tested and the descriptive survey design was used. A sample of 300 respondents The sample was made up of (192 boys and 108 girls) was selected using stratified sampling technique. Chi-square test statistic was used to analyze the data collected with a questionnaire. The results showed that heterosexual petting (Xl) = 72.24, df3,p<0.05 andpremarital sex has a significant negative influence of (Xl) = 93.78, df 3, p<O. 05 on educational development of students. Based on thefindings, the study recommended the adoption of guidance and counselling in schools, sex education and appropriate legislations to curtail adolescent sexual indulgence in school.
URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/123456789/57
ISSN: ISSN0974 3474
Appears in Collections:Human Kinetics & Health Education

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