International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017

Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice regarding Alcohol among College Students

Gaurav Verma [4] | Darshan Patel

Abstract: Alcohol consumption is widely prevalent world-wide. It can leads to many physical, mental and social problems. Good knowledge and attitude can leads to change the practice regarding alcohol use and can prevent harm from it. To study the knowledge, attitude and practice among college students a semi-structured questionnaire having thirty nine questions in three sections (knowledge, attitude, practice) was given before educational intervention.527 graduate students participated in this study. The statistical analysis was done using SPSS version 17. The result of study showed good knowledge attitude and practice with Some prominent myths about alcohol like Beer is not an alcohol, alcohol improves sleep, potentiate sexual performance, significantly reduces anxiety and depression, and alcohol addiction is a bad habit not psychiatric illness. There is need for more educational intervention to correct the myths regarding alcohol.

Keywords: knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Alcohol, Health

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,

Pages: 1222 - 1223

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