Merhaba Misafir

Effect of the premarital sexual health/reproductive health training on knowledge level and marital adjustment of the newly married women


Purpose: This study was conducted in order to determine the effect of the premarital Sexual Health/Reproductive Health Training on the knowledge level, marital adjustment and sexual satisfaction of the newly married woman. Materials and Methods: This study was an experimental study based on the design of pretest-posttest with control group. The study was performed with 149 women. Results: In the pretest measurements of the study, total score of The Assessment Form on Sexual Knowledge Level of the experimental group was 65.19 ± 9.88 and total score of The Assessment Form on Sexual Knowledge Level of the control group was 63.33 ± 11.51, and it is observed that total scores were similar between the groups. It was determined that the posttest total score was significantly higher in the experimental group (74.08 ± 11.98) compared to the control group (62.33 ± 12.57). It was determined that Marital Adjustment Scale, Golombok Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction and The Marital Beliefs and Attitudes Scale; Health Belief Model total scores of the women in the experimental and the control groups did not show a statistically significant difference. Conclusion: The training was effective in increasing the knowledge levels of the women on sexual matters but it did not affect their marital adjustment and sexual satisfaction in a four-month period.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Cukurova Medical Journal
  • Yıl : 2020
  • DOI : 10.17826/cumj.677397
  • Cilt : 45
  • ISSN : 2602-3032
  • Sayı : 3
  • eISSN : 2602-3040
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 899-909
  • IO Kayıt No : 118442
  • Yayıncı : Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi