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Title: Father-Daughter Relationship and Its Effect on Female Sexuality: the Case of Adolescents in Some Selected Private Colleges of Addis Ababa
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Belay Simane (Dr)
Zeleke, Mekonnen
Keywords: Sexually active adolescent females
Issue Date: Jun-2006
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: Sexually active adolescent females exposing to HIV/AIDS and STDS are high. A supportive father-daughter relationship is an additional bujferfrom these risks. Fathcrs who involved in daughters ' lives play an important role in influencing their sexuality. Thus, exumining interaction factors would enhance our understanding afadolescentfemales and their sexuality. A sample of 428 female students from seven colleges of Addis Ababa, who completed structured questionnaire, was incorporated in the study. Qualitative information was also obtainedfrom two focus group discussions. Overall. about 34% of female students reported ever having had sexual intercourse. Of sexually active female students, 57% reported having first had sexual intercourse without using condom. The higher sexually active female students scored on a scale of perceived paternal relationships, the more likely they were to report ever having had sexual intercourse with condom, condom use at last sexual intercourse and consistent condom use in the past six months (Odds ratios, 4. 2, 5.1, and 6.3, respectively). Among sexually activefernale students, higher perceivefather potential to discuss about sexuality and/or HIV/AIDS was positively related to condom use at last sexual intercourse and consistent condom use in the past six months (1.5, 1.3, respectively). Age of
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