Ausherman, Judith; Black, Jill M.; Rafiroiu, Codruta A.; Kandakai, Tina L.
March 2006
American Journal of Health Studies;2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p69
Academic Journal
This study examined drinking patterns and related behavioral outcomes among l,296 urban college students using a cross-sectional survey research design. Univariate analysis, chi-squares and t-tests were used for analysis. Alcohol consumption was significantly influenced by gender, age, race, marital status, and academic major. Males were more likely than females to have driven a car after drinking, and arts and science majors were significantly more likely than were education and business majors to have attempted suicide. This study offers an opportunity to compare data to other college populations and to provide baseline information for planning educational programs.


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