Table 2

Sexually related attitudes of the survivors (n=30) and the controls (n=50)

Attitudes towards sexually related itemsSurvivors (%)Controls (%)
++++/−−−++++/−−−
Abortion should be more difficult to obtain than it is

17


17


14


38


14


2


16


10


29


43***
Sexual relations between two people of the same sex should be allowed



14




28




31



20



7





55



23



6



10



6***
If I were unfaithful to my boyfriend/ husband, it would be fair if he left me


8



33



33



22



4





10



31



8



43



8
Dating does not lead to sexual intercourse at my age

3


1


3


29


54




2


2


2


22


72
Sexual intercourse without love is acceptable

3


29


18


18


32




8


31


6


39


16
Sexual intercourse should take place only within marriage

11


3


18


25


43




4


4


0


16


76***
In sexual relations the boy/man should always be the initiator

0


10


10


52


28




0


8


8


27


57*
A temporary sexual relationship can be happy and satisfy both partners


14



36



25



18



7





35



45



8



8



4***
Sex magazines should be forbidden

7


21


34


21


17




0


6


20


25


49***
  • ++, Strongly agreeing, +, agreeing,+/−, can’t say; −disagreeing, −− strongly disagreeing.

  • Significance: ***p<0.001; *p<0.05.