Relationship between peer pressure, pornography and attitude to premarital sex among adolescents in Lagos State

  • Stella Chinwe Anyama
Keywords: Peer pressure, Pornography, Attitude, Premarital sex, Adolescents

Abstract

The study investigated the relationship between peer pressure, pornography and attitude to premarital sex among adolescents in Lagos State. Two research hypotheses guided the study. 250 randomly selected participants from selected senior secondary schools in Lagos State formed the sample size. A 25 item researcher-made questionnaire titled Peer Pressure, Pornography and Attitude to Premarital Sex (PPPAPS) was used for data collection. The data collected were analysed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation. The findings indicated that peer pressure and pornography exert significant relationship with attitude to premarital sex among adolescents. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that sexuality education should be compulsorily incorporated into the school curriculum so as to teach adolescents healthy sexual behaviours early in life.

Keywords: Peer pressure, Pornography, Attitude, Premarital sex, Adolescents

Published
2019-05-21
Section
Articles

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