publication . Article . 2017

Prevalence of tobacco, alcohol and psychoactive drug use among the college students in Chitwan

Manohar Pradhan;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: Journal of College of Medical Sciences-Nepal, volume 13, pages 323-326 (issn: 2091-0657, eissn: 2091-0673, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Nepal Journals Online (JOL)
Abstract
<p><strong>Background &amp; Objectives:</strong></p><p>Students of colleges may be vulnerable to consume tobacco, alcohol and psychoactive drugs due to various factors. This study was conducted with objectives of determining the prevalence of smoking, alcohol and psychoactive drug use among the bachelor level college students of Chitwan.</p><p><strong>Materials &amp; Methods:</strong></p><p>This is a descriptive cross sectional study among the 132 bachelor level students at various colleges of Bharatpur, Chitwan district of Nepal. The students were chosen by purposive sampling. A standard pre tested questionnaire was used to collect the data.</p><p><strong>Resul...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Alcohol, College students, Drug use, Smoking, Medicine (General), R5-920
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