Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Sexual Health among Students of Centre for Foundation Studies


  • Noratikah Othman Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Norsyuhadah Abdul Aziz ANDORRA Women and Children Hospital, Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Thandar Soe Sumaiyah Jamaludin Kulliyyah of Nursing, International Islamic University Malaysia



Sexual health, Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Students


Introduction: Sexual health is not merely just avoiding infectious disease or unwanted pregnancy, but it is
broader issue that required serious attention. People with sexually transmitted infection or unwanted
pregnancy also have the chances to be sexually healthy. In order to be sexually healthy, ones must recognize
the sexual rights that we share, having the access to get the sexual health education, and able to
communicate with the healthcare providers regarding the issues of sexual health and empowered to
prevent sexually transmitted disease and unwanted pregnancy. Aims: This study aims to determine the
level of knowledge, attitudes, and practices on sexual health among the students of centre for foundation
studies (CFS). Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 320 participants by using a closeended question. Result: The results showed that, there were high level of knowledge on sexual health
among CFS students with excellent understandings on non-permissible premarital sexual intercourse
displayed by their non-experience confessions. Conclusion: This study findings can be used for future to
develop intervention in order to decrease the sexual health problems by enlightening the students on proper
knowledge, attitude and practice on sexual health.


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How to Cite

Othman, N. ., Abdul Aziz, . N. ., & Jamaludin, T. S. S. (2020). Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Sexual Health among Students of Centre for Foundation Studies. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARE SCHOLARS, 3(2), 17–21.




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