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Alcohol on drinking experience and attitudes towards sexual behaviors among female students in a Guangzhou technical secondary school

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Objectives: To study the prevalence of alcohol drinking experience and attitudes towards sex behaviors among female students in a technical secondary school in Guangzhou, China. Methods: Cluster random sampling and a self-administered questionnaire survey. Results: 653 female students aged more than 18 years in a technical secondary school were surveyed. 112 (17.2%) of them had not drunk alcohol. From the group with no alcohol experience to those who drank low level alcoholic drinks, and high level alcoholic drinks, or had got drunk (3 groups), there was an increasing trend of agreeing to love (33.9%, 56.9% and 63.3% respectively, p < 0.001) and first sexual intercourse (9.8%, 6.5% and 26.5% respectively, p < 0.001) at young age (<20 years). Compared to girls who drank alcohol, more girls with no alcohol experience did not know how to choose contraception methods. Conclusions: Alcohol drinking experience among female students in technical secondary school was associated with positive attitudes to young age love and sexual intercourse.

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Li, F. , Lam, T. , Qiu, X. , Tu, Q. , Hu, C. and Liu, Y. (2013) Alcohol on drinking experience and attitudes towards sexual behaviors among female students in a Guangzhou technical secondary school. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 37-40. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.35A2007.

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