Postponement of sex and sexual pleasure among Makerere students: case study of Makerere University Kampala
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The purpose of the study was to establish the factors that limit postponement of sex and sexual pleasure among the students of Makerere University main campus Kampala District. The study adopted a quantitative study design which was correlation in nature with a population of 200. Simple random sampling technique was used to draw a sample of 132 respondents from the population. Data was collected from respondents using self-administered standard questionnaire and entered in the computer for analysis through Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software version 23. Descriptive statistics showed that there more females (79.5%) compared to males (20.5%), majority of participants were in the group of 18-25 years (90.9%). Results from percentages indicated there are high levels of postponement of sex (79.5%), and low levels of sexual pleasure (60.6%). Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) further indicated that there was a significant negative relationship between postponement of sex and sexual pleasure (r= -.613**, p=.000). Therefore, the present study provides a basis and implications for further investigation on the levels of postponement of sex, sexual pleasure, and relationship between postponement of sex and sexual pleasure among university students in different universities both private and public as well. It was recommended that management of Makerere University needs to design policies that support students apply postponement of sex and reduce on engaging in sexual pleasure.