The Influence of Parental Involvement and Religiosity on Adolescents’ Sexual Behavior
Lubis, Halimatus Sakdiyah
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The objective of the research was to analyze the influence of parental involvement and religiosity on adolescents’ sexual behavior. Sexual behavior in adolescence is associated with factors related to personal factors and social context. One of the personal factors associated with sexual behavior is the level of religiosity, and one of the factors related to the social context is family, especially parents. The samples were 417 students of Senior High School at SMA Negeri “X” Tebing Tinggi as the respondent. The respondents, taken by using random sampling technique. The research used quantitative method with the scales of sexual behavior, parental involvement include (father and mother involvement scales) and religiosity scale. The data were analyzed by using Multiple Regression. The result of the research showed that there was significant influence of parental involvement and religiosity on adolescents’ sexual behavior. The implication of this research was that parents must be involved to their adolescents’ life to prevent their adolescent not to do sexual behavior.