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Knowledge and Beliefs Related to Sexuality of Couples Doing Marriage Preparation

Sezer Kısa, Simge Zeyneloğlu, Duygu Yılmaz, Esra Verim.

Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge and beliefs related to sexuality of couples doing marriage preparation.
Method: This study was carried out as a cross sectional descriptive study in the public health laboratory in Gaziantep between January 12 to August 18, 2011. The study sample consisted of 382 couples who agreed to participate in the study. A questionnaire form and Beliefs Related to Sexual Information Form (CİBİF) were used for data collection. Couples completed the forms as an individual in the separate locations. SPSS version 11.5 was used for statistical analyzes. Descriptive statistics and One-Way ANOVA test were used.
Results: In the study, 56.8% of women and 57.1% men stated that they received information about sexuality and reproductive health, of those 80.6% of the women and 73.4% of men received the information from the mass media. When we examined the mean scores of CİBİF, women were found to have 18.01 ± 3.11 mean score while men had 22.59 ± 4.89 mean score (p

Key words: Counseling, Marriage, Men, Sexuality, Women

Article Language: Turkish English

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