Sexual health education priorities: Perspective from engaged couples in Rasht

Bostani Khalesi, Zahra. and Simbar, Masoume. and Azin, Seyed Ali. (2018) Sexual health education priorities: Perspective from engaged couples in Rasht. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery., 4 (3).


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Background and aims: Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being of individuals, couples and families, and sexual health promotion, like other dimensions of health needs to complete and continuous access, learning opportunities for achieving better health. The present study aimed to determine the sexual health education priorities. Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study that conducted on 420 engaged male and female for marriage in 2015. Sampling was done through a continuous method with pre-marriage couples were referred to a health care center No 8 in Rasht city to get premarital education services. In this study, the data collection tool was “sexual health need of education” questionnaire. Data was analyzed by SPSS and descriptive and inferential methods. The statistical significance level was P<0.05. Results: The first priority of education from the perspective of contributors was to "qualified educators" with an average of 76.91 %. Other priorities respectively includes: Appropriate educational features (75.68%), suitable educational technologies (74.37%) and educational content (72.47%). Conclusion: The results of this study showed that the most important priority for engaged couples in the sexual health education is qualified educator. Therefore, health policy makers should pay more attention to this issue. Determining the most important priority of engaged couples in the "educator" dimension will also be a guide for health educators, especially premarital education.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Sexual health, Health education.
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
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Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2018 03:59
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2018 03:59

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