Journal of Steroids & Hormonal Science

ISSN - 2157-7536

Rejina Parajauli

Bachelor of Pharmacy, School of Health Science, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal

  • Research Article   
    Knowledge Regarding Drug Abuse Among School Students
    Author(s): Poonam Kumari Yadav* and Rejina Parajauli

    Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding drug abuse among school students. Materials and Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study design was used. 106 samples were selected randomly from grades IX and X of Shree Janak Secondary School. Self-administered structured knowledge questionnaire was used for data collection. Descriptive statistics were used to calculate percentage and frequency. The chi-square test was used to find an association between selected demographic variables and level of knowledge. P value of 0.05 was considered significant. Results: 99.1% of the respondents heard about drug abuse, 97.9% said drug abuse is bad for health, 96.2% said Gaja is commonly available, 51.9% said high chance of getting HIV with drug abuse, 67% said the financial burden is caused, 60.4% said drug abuser performed poorly at school work, 71.7% said aw.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2157-7536-22.13(4).238

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