Pre-Marital Sex, Sample Paper

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FACTORS INFLUENCING PREMARITAL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN INDONESIA: A CASE STUDY OF IN-SCHOOL LATE ADOLESCENTS FROM INDONESIAN YOUNG ADULT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SURVEY (IYARHS) 2007

RONNY A. P. SITUMORANG

A THESIS SUBMITED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARTS (POPULATION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RESEARCH) FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY 2011

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FACTORS INFLUENCING PREMARITAL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN INDONESIA: A CASE STUDY AMONG IN-SCHOOL LATE ADOLESCENTS FROM INDONESIAN YOUNG ADULT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SURVEY (IYARHS) 2007

…………………………………………… Mr. Ronny A. P. Situmorang Candidate

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Ronny A. P. Situmorang

Fac. of Grad. Studies, Mahidol Univ.

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FACTORS INFLUENCING PREMARITAL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE AMONG ADOLESCENTS IN INDONESIA: A CASE STUDY OF IN-SCHOOL LATE ADOLESCENTS FROM INDONESIAN YOUNG ADULT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SURVEY (IYARHS) 2007 RONNY A. P. SITUMORANG 5338705 PRRH/M M.A. (POPULATION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RESEARCH) THESIS ADVISORY COMMITTEE: SIRINAN KITTISUKSATHIT, Ph. D.; CHARAMPORN HOLUMYONG, Ph. D. ABSTRACT The number of Indonesian adolescents practicing sex before marriage is relatively low compared to the rate in other countries (less than 6.5%). However, this issue should be given attention because the rate increased from 5% to 6.4% between 2002 and 2007. Therefore, the main aim of this study is to analyze factors influencing premarital sexual intercourse among in-school late adolescents in Indonesia. This study uses secondary data from the research of the Indonesian Young Adult Reproductive Health Survey (IYARHS) 2007. The study population of 6,792 in-school late adolescents aged 15-19 years was selected from a total of 19,311 unmarried Indonesian young adults that were interviewed. The findings illustrate that 2.4% of the in-school late adolescents have engaged in premarital sexual intercourse. Evidence indicated that sex, age, place of residence, knowledge of sexual reproductive health (SRH), knowledge of contraceptive methods, source of SRH information, attitude towards acceptance of

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