Category - college
Young people seem not to link behavior and consequences survey. Please note this article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. as students progress through college, hookups become increasingly likely while condom rates decline. In numbers, the probability of unprotected casual sex increased from seven percent to 16 percent per hookup as the students moved from freshman to senior year. As emerging adults, college students decision-making abilities may be underdeveloped 11, explaining why they are more likely to engage in risky sexual activities such as unprotected sex, sex. This descriptive correlational study examined the relationships of sexual sensation seeking, self-esteem, and self-efficacy in condom use, stages of change, and alcohol consumption to hiv risk-taking behaviors among college students. Instruments included the sexual sensation seeking scale, college alcohol problems scale, condom use. According to the study, 56 percent of college students who live away from home have become sexually active while attending college, and 73 percent of those reported having unprotected sex. studies have consistently shown that many college students engage in unprotected sex, have multiple sexual partners, attend wild parties, seek novel social experiences, and consume large quantities of alcohol (arnold, fletcher, & farrow, 2002 gullette and lyons 2005, kalichman et al 1994, parent and newman 1999). everyone is having sex except for me college students, sex, and hookup culture by lily walter winston-salem, ncdespite the common misconception that college is a time of rampant sexual promiscuity, and the belief amongst older adults that this generation is the worst yet, college students are actually having less sex today than their predecessors.