skip to main content
Resource type Show Results with: Show Results with: Search type Index

Sexual Behaviour of Rural College Youth in Maharashtra, India: An Intervention Study

Ghule, Mohan ; Donta, Balaiah

Journal of Reproduction and Contraception, 2008, Vol.19(3), pp.167-189 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

Full text available online

Citations Cited by
  • Title:
    Sexual Behaviour of Rural College Youth in Maharashtra, India: An Intervention Study
  • Author/Creator: Ghule, Mohan ; Donta, Balaiah
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Sexual Behaviour ; Rural Youth ; Interventions ; Reproductive Health ; Youth Sexuality ; Sexual Health ; Sexual Behaviour ; Rural Youth ; Interventions ; Reproductive Health ; Youth Sexuality ; Sexual Health ; Medicine
  • Is Part Of: Journal of Reproduction and Contraception, 2008, Vol.19(3), pp.167-189
  • Description: To promote healthy sexual behaviour among rural college youth. The intervention study consisted a sample of 1 500 (800 male and 700 female) in baseline and 1 953 (1 022 male and 931 female) college going students in post intervention, in the age groups 15–24 years from 8 colleges in Thane district of Maharashtra. The interventions included dissemination of IEC (Information, Education and Communication), counselling in colleges and provision of health care services at rural health centers in the experimental area. Male and female teachers and peer leaders were trained to provide IEC. Chi-square test was carried out to find out the association between contributing factors and sexual behaviour. Post intervention results showed that overall any sexual experience (coital/ non-coital) increased by 2.6% and 1.0% among male students and 4.6% and 0.8% among female students in control and experimental groups respectively which suggests that in the control...
  • Identifier: ISSN: 1001-7844 ; DOI: 10.1016/S1001-7844(08)60020-6