Generational controversy on sexual activity in the context of the AIDS epidemic: evidence from Lagos

Babatola, O ; Adegbola, O (1999)

Staff Publications


This paper focuses on the generational debate on sexual behaviour within the context of vulnerability to HIV infection. It operationalizes the generation concept against Nigeria’s historical background and seeks variations in the patterns of selected sexual variables between and among generational groups. It appears that divergency in sexual behaviour along generational lines is not as strong as some scholars have suggested