University, youth and alcohol consumption: an exploraty study


It is a dissertation project of the Master of Science at the University Federal Fluminense, whose goals are: identify the consumption of alcohol among undergraduate nursing students of the University Federal Fluminense and describe the characteristics of alcohol consumption: risk of abuse or dependence and discuss the factors that lead students to consume alcoholic beverages. Quantitative and qualitative study, questionnaire proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) was used to measure and identify the characteristics of alcohol consumption. Through the direction of the quantitative results, issues will be deepened through the formation of a focus group with a sub-population purposely chosen. For quantitative analysis is being used SPSS and qualitative data is intended to use thematic analysis.

Keywords: nursing students, university, alcoholism

Received: 08/21/2011

Approved: 04/17/2012
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