International Journal of Creative Research and Studies

Title: The Relationship between Perceived Parenting Style and sexual risk taking Behavior of Adolescents: In The Case of Fasilo grade 9th School Adolescents: A Means for Intervention, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Author: Mezgebu Bayu Bezabih & Tewodros Demissie Melaku


The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between perceived parenting style and sexual risk taking behavior of adolescents in case of Fasilo secondary school grade 9th students. Correlational research design was employed and 50 sample students were selected through simple random sampling technique. The required data was collected via adapted instruments from previously conducted researches by (Dornbusch, 1987), Buss and Perry,1992), and Zang (2008) then the data was analyzed by using Pearson moment correlation coefficient, stepwise regression, independent sample t-test and one sample t- test. The result of the study revealed that correlation result was permissive and neglectful parenting styles have  relationship with sexual risk taking behavior of students, the stepwise regression result was indicated that  Permissive parenting styles was statistically significant to predict sexual risky behavior, the independent sample t-test there was no statist...

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