SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONTRACEPTIVE USE AMONG STUDENTS OF KASHIM IBRAHIM COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MAIDUGURI, BORNOSTATE
This study investigated sexual behaviour and contraceptive use among students of Kashirn Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri. The study determined students of Kashirn Ibrahim College of Education sexual behaviour, their use of contraceptives and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases. The study determined whether culture and religion have effects on their behaviour towards premarital and unprotected sex. Survey method was used fo r the study. The population fo r the study were students o f Kashirn Ibrahim College o f Education Maiduguri. Stratified random sampling was used to select a sample based on sex, culture and religion. A self-made instrument consisting of 21 questionnaire items for the students with Yes/No response was used. Test, retest method was used to obtain the reliability co-Coefficient (r) of 0.73. Descriptive statistics o f simple percentage was used to analyse the data collected. The result indicated that Kashirn Ibrahim College students have good knowledge- of sex education, sex protection and sexually related diseases y e t they are involved in premarital and unprotected sex. Based on the findings, it was recommended that reality-counselling strategies be used to counsel the students. In addition, the government of Borno state should endeavour to give significant scholarship to students and see to it that payment is made at the appropriate time, which will be helpful to the students that could have gone into the anti-social acts to cater for their academic needs.
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