Protective factors and its relationship with the beginning of sexual relations in Teenagers in the Educational Private Institution Señor de la Misericordia, Salaverry
Keywords:: protective factors, sexual relationships, teenagers
The present research had as objective to determine the protective factors: Self-esteem level, life project and family functioning and its relation with the beginning of the sexual relations in Teenagers of Educational Private Institution Señor de la Misericordia, Salaverry, 2014. The procedure followed in the investigation was to identify the protective factors: Self-esteem level, life project and family functioning and its relation with the beginning of having sex in Teenagers in the Educational Private Institution Señor de la Misericordia, Salaverry. Also described the beginning of having sex in Teenagers of Educational Private Institution Señor de la Misericordia, Salaverry. The following were the most significant results of the study: Average Self-esteem Level (88.7%), Established Life Project (95.2%), Family Functional Level: Moderately Functional (43.5%) and Functional (54.8%), 35.5% of Teenagers in the study had sex. In addition, no significant relationship was found between the level of self-esteem, life project and level of family functioning perceived with the beginning of having sex in Teenagers of Educational Private Institution Señor de la Misericordia – Salaverry.
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