SEXUAL COMMUNICATION IN FAMILIES OF ADOLESCENCES IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN LAMPANG
The objective of this study was to examine level of sexual communication and factors affecting sexual communication in families of adolescences in higher education in Lampang Province which distinguishing by sex into 7 subjects: physical changes, having partner, sexual transmitted diseases, having safe sex, family planning, use of drugs or beauty products, and understanding in gender roles. The study population sample was 390 higher-education students from 8 places; the academic year 2016, in Lampang province.The tools used to collect data in this research is Questionnaire about Sexual communication in Families of Adolescences in Higher Education in Lampang Province.
The research found that: level of sexual communication in the physical changes, transmitted sexual diseases, use of drugs or beauty products, family planning, having friends of the opposite sex, understanding in gender roles, and having safe sex is high. Factors statistically significance affecting sexual communication (p<.05) in families where the difference of gender, people who live with, housing conditions, activities outside school hours, pocket money students receive, having couples, sexual communication in the family, individual counseling about sex, communication method and source of information about sex.