International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Kenya | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Correlation of Factors Attributing to Patients with Substance Dependence and Demographic Characteristics in Eldoret town Municipality, Uasin-Gishu County, Kenya

Edwin Simon Peter Nyaura | Jasper Edward Nyaura [2]


Abstract: Increase in dependence on substance abuse has been found to be on the increase in patients in the study area. Authors and scholars have for instance pointed the health implications and the socio-economic factors attributing to this increased intake of substance abuse. This paper has further sought to elucidate factors attributing to patients with substance dependence and demographic characteristics in Eldoret Municipality in Uasin-Gishu County. The paper found that there is a correlation between age and availability of the substance abuse, gender and level of substance dependence and additionally, level of income.


Keywords: Dependence, Substance abuse, Correlation, Demographic characteristics


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 725 - 728


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