Substance use and its predictors among undergraduate medical students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p660
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to substance use and factors that influence such behavior among medical students of Addis Ababa University. It states that a pre-tested structured self-administered quantitative questionnaire was conducted among 622 undergraduate medical students in June 2009. The study reveals that alcohol was consumed by 22 percent and 9 percent reported smoking. Exposure to peers' use of substance led others to engage in it.


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