Pornography Media Behaviors among Youths

  • Jakkrite Pinyaphong Lecturer of Public Health Program Faculty of Science and Technology Uttaradit Rajabhat University
  • Jariya Hattha Public Health Student Program Uttaradit Rajabhat University
  • Natthaporn Sarnsu Public Health Student Program Uttaradit Rajabhat University
  • Sutin Thongdee Public Health Student Program Uttaradit Rajabhat University
Keywords: Pornography Media, Youths

Abstract

This descriptive research aimed to examine the pornography media behavior among the youth in educational institutes. The sample consisted of 475 university students. Data were collected using the questionnaire developed by the researchers. Data analysis was performed using descriptive statistics, including frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and Chi-square test. The results showed that mean age of 19.89 years (SD = 1.21); 68.21% of the sample were female and 58.74% of them lived in a dormitory. More than half of them had sexual experience (52.42%) and had used pornography media (59.58%). The mean age at the first pornography media use was 14.57 years (SD = 2.57). Internet was the main channel of pornography (75.77%). The largest proportion of the sample watched pornographic movies (53.36%) and used pornography media at their homes (59.72%). In addition, gender, sexual experience, and peer influence were significantly correlated with pornography media behavior.

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Published
2020-03-27
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บทความวิจัย (Research Articles)