Religiosity, Spirituality, Sexual Attitudes, and Sexual Behaviors Among College Students

Raffy R. Luquis, Gina M. Brelsford, Liliana Rojas-Guyler

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine whether religiosity, spirituality, and sexual attitudes accounted for differences in sexual behaviors among college students. The sample included 960 college students enrolled at four northeastern colleges. Results indicated differences in sexual attitudes, religiosity, and spirituality by gender. Moreover, sexual attitudes, religiosity, and spirituality were associated with sexual behaviors among college students. Sexual behaviors among males were influenced by their sexual attitudes, religiosity, and spirituality, while for females, their sexual behaviors were mostly influenced by their sexual attitudes. College health professionals can use these findings when discussing sexual practices with students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)601-614
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Religion and Health
Volume51
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2012

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Spirituality
Sexual Behavior
Students
College Students
Religiosity
Sexual
Health

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)
  • Religious studies

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