Youth and sexuality 1978 - Student study

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Bo Lewin - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Research principal

Uppsala University - Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. rorId


A cooperation project between the department of sociology at Uppsala University and the clinic of school gynecology in Uppsala, the purpose of which is to illustrate youths´ attitude to and experience of sexuality. The study-population consists of two groups, one of patients at the clinic of school gynecology and one of students who have not been in contact with the clinic. Both groups have answered identical questionnaires about personal data, information on sex, sexual attitudes, knowledge about sex, sexual experiences, contraceptives/use, knowledge, attitudes, feelings about sex and attitudes to sexual behaviour.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1978-09-01 – Ongoing

1978-09-01 – Ongoing



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Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Uppsala

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Topic and keywords

Research area

Youth (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Gender and gender roles (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Lewin, B. (ed.) (1980) Sexual attitudes and experiences among teenagers in a Swedish city. Uppsala: Department of Sociology. ISBN: 91-506-0206-3.
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ISBN: 91-506-0206-3

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Published: 1984-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06