International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Bulgaria | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016

Frequency of Marijuana Use among Students in Sports and Medical Students at Two Universities in Bulgaria

Valentin Valtchev [4] | Petranka Chumpalova [3]

Abstract: The aim of this study was to investigate the number of cases and the profiles of Bulgarian athletes and medical students who had occasionally been using cannabinoids throughout the period of 2014-2015. Material and Methods There were studied 50 athletes from Sports University, Sofia and 50 medical students from Medical University, Pleven aged between 18 and 25 years. Material and methods In our study included 240 randomly selected students at the Sports University and the Medical University in aged between 18 and 25 years. We have designed a questionnaire containing six closed questions. All participants completed self-administered questionnaire. Conclusions In both groups, the use of marijuana is more common in men than in women.41, 7 % of athletes and 15, 8 % of medical students have used marijuana in the past 12 months.

Keywords: athletes, marijuana, sports students, medical students

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,

Pages: 120 - 123

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