Puspanjali Mohapatro, Rashmimala Pradhan
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Puspanjali Mohapatro1, Rashmimala Pradhan2
1Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, SUM Nursing College, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhanm (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, SUM Nursing College, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhanm (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2021
Objective: This study is designed to examine the risk taking behaviours that are harmful to students at a selected university. In this case, high-risk behaviours have been studied, such as harmful behaviours, coercion, smoke, alcohol contain substance abuse, and drug addiction. Materials and methods: Current study which is a type of descriptive survey research. The sample of this study included 200 students from a selected university in Bhubaneswar, who were selected through a convenient sampling technique. The Self -structured questionnaire tool has been used for a to collect socio demographic variables. A Structured checklist developed to measure risk taking behaviour. For this section rating scale was adopted with score was low risk, medium risk and high risk. In this study, score range 14-28 divided in to 3 scales- Low risk (14-18), Medium (19-24), High (25-28). A behavioural rating scale was used to analyse the behaviour. Results: The results showed that the increase in risky behaviour among students was 87% and higher for boys than girls and 40% for campus students had a higher risk of alcohol use. About 69.5% of the age group 19-27 were involved in alcohol consumption due to level of high living standard, high sources of income and happiness. Conclusion: The results of the study on identification of risky behaviours to precedence among students, by accessing a high-risk behaviour profile will help policymakers accurately identify student behaviours to make plan for promoting health improvements activity, with to linking the group's real needs and challenges.
Cite this article:
Puspanjali Mohapatro, Rashmimala Pradhan. Risk Taking Behaviour Associated with Alcohol use among College Student. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):317-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00076
Puspanjali Mohapatro, Rashmimala Pradhan. Risk Taking Behaviour Associated with Alcohol use among College Student. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):317-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00076 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-3
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