Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2015 , Vol 6, Issue 2
School of Health Science’S Senior Students of Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavi Our Properties About Sexual Health
Gül Ergün1, Cansu Çakır2
1Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Acil Yardım ve Afet Yönetimi, Burdur, Türkiye
2Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Psikiyatri Hemşireliği, Antalya, Türkiye
Introduction: Sexuality, is one of the basic needs of human. Therefore, concept of sexual health must be given importance as human health is evaluating education is more important factor improving the sexual health. Nurses who are important member of health team, have a role giving education to ill or healthy people. Thus, nurses’ attitudes about sexuality and level of knowledge about sexual health are very important.

Aim: This research was planned to determine knowledge, attitudes and behavioral properties related to sexual health of last class students’ at school of health, and their connection with some variables.

Method: Population of the study consisted of last class students at School of Health at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University. Forms were filled up 90.3% of population. Data were collected by a questionnaire. Questionnaire included sociodemographic, questions about knowledge, attitude and behaviour related to sexual health. Forms were developed by the researchers. The sample were prevented to be affected from the each others. Evaluation was done with kikare test, frequency, percentage evaluation, in SPSS 15 package programme.

Results: The answers to sexually transmitted diseases were 42.7% AIDS, Syphilis, Gonorhhea; 24% AIDS and 15.6% AIDS and Hepatitis. 79.2% of students answered that not masturbate and rate of students who masturbate was 20.8%. 43.8% of Students were opposed to beyond flirtation and 28.1% answered completely opposed to the question about sexual activity before marriage.

Conclusion: Most of students are opposed to sexuality before marriage. Students know sexually transmitted disease and preventing methods. Researchers suggest to implementation of the research to a wider and different sample group. Keywords : sexuality, nursing students, sexual health