Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2018)
Attitude towards premarital sex
Author(s): Srishti Santhosh, Ayesha Arif Zinna
Abstract: The adolescents of today have a different perspective towards physical intimacy and sometimes may lead them to indulge in premarital sex (casual sex). This study is aimed at understanding the attitude of both males and females towards premarital sex. The study was conducted on 330 college students in the age group of 18- 23 yrs. Google forms were used as a means of data collection. Descriptive survey method was the methodology adopted for the research. A self-developed questionnaire consisting of 19 items with multiple choices to choose from as options was developed. Descriptive analysis and percentage analysis were computed for comparison and to observe the general trends as indicated by the data collected. The result of the survey shows that both males and females have positive and negative attitudes towards premarital sex though they differ in certain aspects.