Analysis of factors related to behaviours to prevent sexual assault of teenage girls
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.
Keywords: Adolescent, Sex offenses, Violence, Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
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