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Salud Pública de México

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HIGAREDA-ALMARAZ, Martha Alicia et al. Parental aptitude to prevent child sexual abuse after a participatory education intervention. Salud pública Méx [online]. 2011, vol.53, n.2, pp. 134-140. ISSN 0036-3634.

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the aptitude of parents regarding the educational impact of equity education for children to prevent child sexual abuse using participatory strategies. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Quasi-experimental design. Ninety-two parents with children in preschool were included in the study. The parents were given a course using participatory educational strategies for one hour daily over a period of 20 days. Prior to the course, a group of experts in child education and sexology prepared a questionnaire with 20 sentences. A Wilcoxon test was used to compare intergroup differences RESULTS: We found statistically significant differences in the parents' responses before and after the educational intervention, with a median (range) of 10(2-12)/18(6-20), p<0.01. CONCLUSIONS: A significant change in aptitude was noted when parents attended classes using a participatory strategy to learn about the impact of educational equity for the prevention of child sexual abuse. Thus, it is imperative to continue evaluating different educational strategies.

Palabras llave : child sexual abuse; sex education; parents; equity; Mexico.

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