Factors Influencing on Sexual Assertiveness of College Students

Young Hee Kim, Seung Tae Moon, Hee Sun Kang
2013 Yeoseong Geon-gang Ganho Hakoeji  
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing sexual assertiveness in dating college students. Methods: With a cross-sectional survey design, 468 college students who have had dating experiences were recruited and answered questionnaires. Data were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA with Scheffe? test, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple regression. Results: The sexual assertiveness of college students showed significant results: positive correlations with
more » ... f-assertiveness and negative correlations with traditional sexual attitude, gender role stereotypes. Significant predictors of sexual assertiveness were traditional sexual attitude, gender role stereotypes, and self-assertiveness. These variables explained 37% of the variance in sexual assertiveness. Conclusion: Findings suggest that it is important to identify and improve communication patterns in relation to sexual assertiveness. There is a need for sex education programs for college students that are relevant and effective.
doi:10.4069/kjwhn.2013.19.3.166 fatcat:np3eteinejabbl6own3s7spvxa