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Quantitative Study of Prevalence and Vulnerability Factors of Active Cyber Sexuality Among Teenagers in West Normandy

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03662321
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 7, 2018
Last Update Posted : April 22, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Caen

Brief Summary:
This study evaluates prevalence of active cybersexuality among teenagers (15-17 old) in West Normandy and find different factors of vulnerability that could induce this behaviour. Selection of teenagers in different schools (general, professional, agricultural, reintegration structure).

Condition or disease
Teenager Sex Behavior

Detailed Description:
the teen completes a questionnaire at the beginning of sexual education session. This questionnaire put in an anonymous box. After, there is a debate on the subject with the speaker, teenager ask questions about sexuality.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1208 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Prevalence and Vulnerability Factors of Active Cybersexuality Among Teenagers (15 - 17 Olds) in West Normandy.
Actual Study Start Date : February 12, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 12, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : June 12, 2018

sexual behavior on the internet
this group of teenagers use internet for sexuality
not sexual behavior on the internet
this group of teenagers doesn't use internet for sexuality

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. prevalence of active cybersexuality [ Time Frame: 20 minutes ]
    if teenagers send, receive or forward pictures or videos nude, use dedipix, participate to skin party, speak on chats. Evaluation by anonymous questionnaire distributed at the beginning of the session. They answered "yes" or "no" or "I don't want to answer" . If They answered "yes" to one question they were considered to be practicing cybersexuality

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. factors of vulnerability that induce sexuality on the internet [ Time Frame: 20 minutes ]
    factors of vulnerability are: gender, welfare, emotional bond with parents, accessibility of internet, use internet and social network, see pornography, addictive behavior, trauma in the past. Evaluation by anonymous questionnaire. Inside, Using an analog scale for the consumption of the internet and phone, more the number is important (the max was 10 hours and 200 sms) more the teenagers surfed in the internet. For the others questions , four answers are possible "yes very well", "yes, well", "not really" "not at all" more they answered not at all more it was a factor of vulnerability

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
population of teenagers of different school structures . make differences between the urban schools and the rural schools

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all of teenagers participate a sexual education session

Exclusion Criteria:

  • <15 old and 18 old and more
  • the school doesn't want to participate
  • one parent refuses that his adolescent participate. If requested exclusion, the group to which belongs the child is excluded
  • teenager refuses to participate

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03662321

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Lycée de navarre
Alençon, France, 61000
Cfai Uimm
Caen, France, 14000
Caen, France, 14000
Caen, France, 14000
Caen, France, 14000
Lycée Allende
Caen, France, 14000
Lycée Laplace
Caen, France, 14000
Lycée Millet
Cherbourg, France, 50100
La roquelle
Coutances, France, 50200
Démouville, France, 14840
Lycée jules verne
Mondeville, France, 14120
Trun, France, 61160
Vimoutiers, France, 61120
Lycée marie curie
Vire, France, 14500
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Caen
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Principal Investigator: CHU Caen university hospital center
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Caen Identifier: NCT03662321    
Other Study ID Numbers: 17-192
First Posted: September 7, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 22, 2019
Last Verified: February 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Caen: