Analysis of factors related to behaviours to prevent sexual assault of teenage girls

Retnayu Pradanie, Esti Yunitasari, Adinda Reza Wibawati, Wendy Abigail

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Abstract

Objective: To analyse the factors associated with the behaviour of teenage girls in terms of preventing a sexual assault. Method: The descriptive, cross-sectional, correlational study was conducted in April 2021 at a senior high school in Cibitung, Bekasi, Indonesia, after approval from the ethics review committee of the Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Airlangga. The sample comprised class X-XII students aged 15- 19 years. Data was collected using a questionnaire. Data was analysed with logistic regression test using SPSS 20. Results: Of the 139 subjects, 52 (37.4%) were aged 16 years, 58 (41.7%) were in class XII. Significant relationship of behaviour to prevent sexual assault was found with knowledge (p=0.008), attitude (p=0.010) and peer interaction (p=0.007). Conclusion: Preventing sexual assault behaviour among girls was found to be related to knowledge, attitude and peer interaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S126-S129
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Volume73
Issue number2 Suppl. 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2023

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Attitudes
  • Knowledge
  • Practice
  • Sex offenses
  • Violence

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