Date of Award:

1971

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Family, Consumer, and Human Development

Department name when degree awarded

Family and Child Development

Advisor/Chair:

Jay Schvaneveldt

Abstract

The purpose of this study Has to determine attitudes toward the oral contraceptive as related to religious, regional, educational, age, sex, and marital status. The instrument utilized was a 30 item summated scale which was completed by 240 high school and college students from the Intermountain and Great Plains regions.

The findings indicated a very large range or opinion regarding the pill. Attitudes were found to be related to religion, region, educational attainment, and marital status. Age and sex were not related to attitudes toward the pi11.

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