Evaluating the tendencyto Use Drug among Students in the City of Zabol | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


Evaluating the tendencyto Use Drug among Students in the City of Zabol

Author(s):Hossein Shahdadi, Reza Mohammadpour Hodki, Amin Ali Abadi, Ahmad Rezapour and Amene Sheikh5

Currently, the increasing prevalence of drug abuse can be seen among teenagers around the world. Thus, this study was conducted to investigate the tendencyin drug abuse among students in Zabol. This study is a descriptivecorrelational study. In this study, 363 students were studied. The demographic characteristics questionnaire and the drug abuse tendency questionnaire were applied in this research. The data were collected and they were imported to SPSS21 software.Then, they were analyzed using the methods of descriptive statistics, correlation, independent ttest, ANOVA, andScheffe post hoc test. According to the results of surveying four dimensions of the tendency to the drug, social dimension (15.60±3.44) and individual dimension (6.30±2.41) have allocated respectively the highest and the least average score in the tendency to the drug. In addition, the total score anddimensions of drug abuse tendency had no significant difference based onage and gender. The mean and standard deviation towards drug abuse among students in the city of Zabol show that the tendency score toward drug is in lower-middle-level (35/38 ± 4/89).

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