Actual problems of sexual knowledge among students of National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya


Keywords: sexuality education, sexual education, sex life, contraception.

Abstract

Annotation. Sexuality is closely related to a person's personality, determines his behavior, affects self-esteem and psycho-emotional state. The criteria of sexual norm are based on the concept of mental health, based on the tendency to development and self-realization, the ability to manage their actions and deeds in accordance with personal values, the ability to adequately perceive themselves and others, as well as learning based on personal experience. The aim of the research is to study the sexual education and the main problems associated with it among 4th year students of National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya (NPMMU, V). We conducted an anonymous survey of 308 medical students of the fourth year of NPMMU, V with the help of a questionnaire created by the authors and included 20 questions about various aspects of the respondents' sexual life. The analysis of the obtained results of the study was carried out on the basis of the computer program Statistica 6.1 using nonparametric methods for assessing the results obtained. It was found that among medical students there is a rather low level of education in terms of sexual topics, the age of sexual debut in the overwhelming number is 18-20 years; but the percentage of virgins is also quite high (22.2%).

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Published
2022-03-28
How to Cite
Kucherenko, O., Chaika, H., Dan, N., & Masik, O. (2022). Actual problems of sexual knowledge among students of National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya. Reports of Vinnytsia National Medical University, 26(1), 119-124. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31393/reports-vnmedical-2022-26(1)-22
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SOCIAL MEDICINE, ORGANIZATION OF HEALTH PROTECTION