International Journal of
Science and Technology Education Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sci. Technol. Educ. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6559
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSTER
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 75

Full Length Research Paper

Family characteristics: Indices of adolescents’ sexual behaviour

Adebola, Olukemi Grace*
  • Adebola, Olukemi Grace*
  • Department of Educational Foundations, School of Education, Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State, Nigeria.
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Adebola, Femi Barnabas
  • Adebola, Femi Barnabas
  • Department of Statistics, School of Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 10 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 14 October 2015
  •  Published: 31 October 2015


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