Investigating the Social and Cultural Factors Affecting Young Women's Sexual Intrusion (Case Study: Khorram Abad City)

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D Candidate, Department of Sociology, Dehaghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dehaghan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Dehaghan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dehaghan, Iran,

Abstract

The overall aim of this study was to investigate the social and cultural factors and consequences of young female sexual intercourse (Case Study: Khorramabad city). The survey method was used to analyze the statistical population of all 15 to 50-year-old women in Khorramabad city. The sample size was 373 persons using Cochran's formula. Sampling method was simple random sampling. Data were collected using a questionnaire and analyzed by SPSS and Amos software. The results of independent t-test showed that there was a significant difference in the amount of young female sexual intercourse by type of coverage in the 95% confidence level. The results of the structural equation show that social class, social support, social status, religiousness, age and lifestyle of young women have a reciprocal and significant effect on sexual intercourse. Social participation and social networks of women have a positive and significant impact on sexual harassment. The results of the final model showed that social support with direct effect which explained the highest amount of variance in sexual intercourse.

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