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Study on the College Students’ Sex Stereotypes, Idea of Marriage and Opinion about Childbirth

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  • Department of Nursing, Namseoul University, 91 Daehakro, Seonghwan-eup, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungnam, 331-707, Korea;
  • Department of Nursing, Namseoul University, 91 Daehakro, Seonghwan-eup, Seobuk-gu, Cheonan-si, Chungnam, 331-707, Korea;

Abstract


Background/Objectives: The purpose of this study is to determine the sex stereotypes, idea of marriage and opinion about childbirth of college students. Methods/Statistical Analysis: As a descriptive correlation study, data was collected from 93 college students. Data was analyzed using independent t-test, One-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients.Findings: Sex stereotypes, idea of marriage and opinion about childbirth averaged 2.64±50 (range of scale 1~5), 3.11±.22 (range of scale 1~4) and 2.94±.59 (range of scale 1~5). Sex stereotypes positive correlation with opinion about childbirth and idea of marriage positive correlation with opinion about childbirth. Improvements/Applications: Social and policy support, the bond of sympathy expansion to minimize child rearing or economic burden arising from children and the shaping of gender equality culture on family life are required.

Keywords

Birth Rate, Childbirth, College Student, Marriage, Sex Stereotypes.

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