The Study of Sexual Behavior of the Middle School Students

중학생의 성행동 관련 요인

  • Jung, Sun Young (College of Nursing, The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Park, Hyun Sook (College of Nursing, The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Catholic University of Daegu) ;
  • Jo, Geum Yi (Taegu Science University, Department of Nursing)
  • 정선영 (대구가톨릭대학교 간호대학.간호과학연구소) ;
  • 박현숙 (대구가톨릭대학교 간호대학.간호과학연구소) ;
  • 조금이 (대구과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2013.11.05
  • Accepted : 2013.12.05
  • Published : 2013.12.31


The aims of this study were to identify the significant predictors of the sexual behavior of middle school students. The subjects consisted of 603 middle school students (male 344, female 259). The data was collected through self-report questionnaires, which were constructed to include the attitudes to sexual behavior, sexual permissiveness, perceived behavioral control, sexual behavioral intention, father's child-rearing attitudes, mother's child-rearing attitudes, friends' attitudes to sex, exposure to pornography, and sexual behavior. The data was analyzed using the SPSS 19.0 program. The significant predictors of sexual behavior of middle school students that explained 51.0% of the variance in sexual behavior were the friends' attitudes to sex, alcohol drinking experience, experience of sexual abuse, sexual permissiveness, exposure to pornography, sexual behavioral intention, perceived behavioral control, father's child-rearing attitudes, and mother's child-rearing attitudes. These findings suggest that the approach to a sexual education promotion program for middle school students should consider multisystemic predictors.


Middle school students;Sexual behavior;predictors


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