Kampala International University Faculty Of Education Department Of Undergraduate Studies Institute Of Distant Learning The Effects Of Alcohol Consumption On Behavior Patterns Of The Youth: A Case Study Of Athi-River Town- Machakos District- Kenya.

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Kampala International University, masters degree of arts with Education
The study was set up to investigate the effects of alcohol consumption on behavior patterns of the youth in Athi-River town. Fifty respondents were selected through stratified sampling and their views were analyzed. Data was collected during the month of May and June 2008 and analysis was done. Findings indicated that youth in Athi-River town have suffered a great deal both psychologically and physically due to alcohol consumption. Youth in the area requested for some assistance or be educated on some ways so that they can use to generate income because majority of the young people are unemployed. They also requested for campaigns and use of mass media to sensitize them on the effects of excessive drinking of alcohol and also the Kenyan law be improved to prevent illicit brewing. The study is divided into five sections chapter one deals with the background of the study. Chapter two deals with what others have said and written on alcoholism. Chapter three entails the research designs and methodology chapter four deals with data analysis. Lastly, chapter five contains the summary, conclusions and recommendations of the study.
A Research Project Submitted To The Institute Of Open And Distant Learning In Partial Fulfillment For The Award Of Requirements Of The Degree Of Bachelor Of Education Arts Of Kampala International University
Effects Of Alcohol Consumption On Behavior Patterns Of The Youth, Athi-River Town- Machakos District- Kenya.