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Scirj Volume II, Issue III, March 2014 Edition
ISSN: 2201-2796

ATTITUDE OF MARRIED ADULTS IN KWARA STATE, NIGERIA TOWARDS THE TEACHING OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS

OGWOKHADEMHE, M.C. (Ph.D.), Ekhelar, Anselm Izuade (Ph.D.) , Christianah Eragbe

Abstract: ones) on reproductive health, to have meaningful social relationships in the context of family and society. It also assists to prepare the young ones for adulthood. It is described as family life education because it is the enlightenment packaged that is designed for appropriate reproductive health which is aimed at equipping people on healthy mutual satisfying and responsible sexual relationship. For young ones to learn how to live a healthy life in an healthy environment, it is important to conduct this study which aimed at investigating attitude of married adults in Kwara State towards the teaching of reproductive health education in schools. A total of 200 married adults were randomly sampled from Ilorin West, Ilorin East, Ilorin South and Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State (40, 40, 40 & 80 respectively). A researcher developed instrument tagged “Attitude of Married Adults Towards Teaching of Reproductive Health Education Questionnaire (AMATTRHEQ) was used to collect relevant data from the respondents with a 4 Liker rating scale of Strongly Agree, Agree, Disagree and Strongly Disagree. Content validity of the instrument was ascertained by five experts in the Department of Counsellor Education, University of Ilorin and test retest reliability of 0.86 was obtained which showed that the instrument is reliable. The instrument was pilot tested and the response revealed that the instrument is usable and free from errors and ambiguous. To analyze the data collected, descriptive statistic (mean, frequency count and percentage) was used for the personal data and research question while inferential statistic (t-test and analysis of variance) was used to analyze the research hypotheses generated for the study. All hypotheses were tested at 0.05 alpha level of significant. The major finding of the study showed that married adults in Kwara State has positive attitude towards the teaching of reproductive health education in schools (186, 93%).

Reference this Paper: ATTITUDE OF MARRIED ADULTS IN KWARA STATE, NIGERIA TOWARDS THE TEACHING OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS by OGWOKHADEMHE, M.C. (Ph.D.), Ekhelar, Anselm Izuade (Ph.D.) , Christianah Eragbe published at: "Scientific Research Journal (Scirj), Volume II, Issue III, March 2014 Edition, Page 1-5 ".

Search Terms: Attitude, Married Adults, Reproductive Health Education

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