At a state university in the Pacific Northwest, the authors surveyed 477 matriculating
college students about their immunization status, knowledge, self-perceived risk, and
health risk behaviors for hepatitis A and B vaccinations. Review of immunization
records revealed that 10% of these students were completely immunized for hepatitis
A and 58.8%...
The purpose of this study was to explore the association
between sex-role orientation and contraceptive behavior
in an unmarried population. One hundred and twentyeight
sexually active unmarried college students comprised
the sample. The test instrument was made up of the Sex-
Role Stereotypic Questionnaire developed by Rosenkrantz,
Vogel, Bee, Broverman,...
The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship
between attitudes and behaviors pertaining to male contraceptive practices;
the influences of living group affiliation in these practices;
the influence of partners in birth control method use; the quality of
communication in the sexual relationship as an influence in birth...
While it is generally assumed that alcohol consumption
plays some role in the advent of negative sexual outcomes
among college students (sexually transmitted diseases,
unplanned pregnancies, and date rape), that role has not
been empirically demonstrated or quantified.
The purpose of this study was to assess the association
The purpose of this study was to clarify the relationship between religiosity and sexual behavior of college students by using a measure of religious orientation to define religiosity. Religious orientation refers to individuals' motivations for religious involvement and personal faith. Religious orientations are characterized as being extrinsic, intrinsic, indiscriminately proreligious...
This study was undertaken to examine the relationships which
exist between the work values and job satisfaction characteristics of
college student personnel workers in the states of Oregon, Idaho,
Montana and Washington. Work values are viewed as characteristics
desired on an ideal job and job satisfaction characteristics are those
This study sought to conduct an in depth analysis of women’s first sexual experiences looking for factors contributing to the experience and the emotional outcomes of first intercourse. Fourteen heterosexual, female, college students were interviewed about their first sexual experience and sexual background using a semi-structured interview format. The narratives...
There is a knowledge gap concerning the outcomes of early adolescent sexual initiation (ASI). In particular, the influence of early ASI upon adult attachment is unknown. A multiple regression study was conducted to address this knowledge gap. Adult partner/spouse attachment was the criterion variable, and the predictor variables included both...
This qualitative study explores and examines the experiences of students at a large, public university in the Pacific Northwest who identify with underrepresented religions. Eight participants were asked to share their experiences individually using semi-structured interview questions and their responses were analyzed utilizing a narrative inquiry approach. Six themes emerged...
This qualitative study explores the experiences of Latina/o transfer students from a two-year to a four-year institution. Six Latina/o transfer student from the Pacific Northwest participated in one-on-one semi-structured interviews. The researcher utilized Critical Race Theory, LatCrit, Validation Theory, and Chicana Feminist Epistemology to bring forth the narratives of the...