Alcoholism and risky sexual behaviours among youths at Kasensero landing site - Rakai District

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Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Assessment of the contribution of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behaviors on Kasensero landing site Rakai district. The research was done in April 2017 for two weeks and it was carried out in Kasensero landing site that is found in Kyebe County in Rakai district. This research was basically done to determine the relevant solutions and recommendations that can be put in place to reduce alcohol consumption and its negative effects towards the village. This research, still, was done to determine the relationship of alcohol consumption and risky sexual behaviors in Kasensero landing site. A cross sectional method was used and data was collected using questionnaires, interview guides and FGDs. Respondents could give their information according to the questions posed to them as indicated in the appendices.The data collected, indicated that a bigger percentage of 56% among the 476 respondents that were chosen in Kasensero landing site take alcohol. Some of the respondents agreed that alcohol consumption—to some extent, contributes HIV/AIDS transmission and some of them never supported it though they did not have genuine reasons as to they agree and do not agree. Finally, alcohol consumption was categorized among one of the factors that accelerate HIV/AIDS transmission but to a smaller extent. In addition, alcohol consumption should be reduced b~’ creating more job opportunities that would help all youths to get engaged in any certain activity to reduce unemployment and peer influence among youths, since the highest percentage of alcohol consumers and experience risky sexual behaviours are youths.
A research report submitted to the college of humanities and social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree in social work and social administration of Kampala International University
Risky sexual behaviours, Alcoholism, Youths, Kasensero landing site, Rakai District