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J Korean Acad Child Health Nurs. 2008 Jan;14(1):90-98. Korean. Original Article.
Kim HO , Park GS .
College of Nursing, Research Institute of Nursing Science, Chonbuk National University, Korea.
Baeksuk Primary School, Korea.

PURPOSE: This study was done to investigate behavior related to viewing pornography sites by primary, middle, and high school students in one province. METHODS: The participants were 2,939 primary (5, 6 grade), middle and high school students (1, 2 and 3 grade), chosen at random in big cities, small towns and rural areas of NorthChollaProvince. RESULTS: The first experience of finding pornography sites by oneself was 21.1% for the total sample and for primary school students 6.8%, for middle school students, 31.0%, and for high school students, 62.2%. The first time on a pornography site was highest for middle school students (62.0%) and for grade, middle school 1 grade (25.7%). The pornography use resulted in difficulties with study (11.3%), desire to imitate what was seen in pornography (10.9%), imitation of what was seen the pornography (3.9%), and desire to visit pornography sites everyday (2.3%). Pornography contact behavior was related to gender and school type (p<.05). Independent access to pornography and experiencing difficulties with study were related to area of residence (p<.05). CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that systematic education policy and further research on needs for pornography contact should be examined to develop programs to decrease pornography contact behavior.

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