Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Health Science and Nursing (ICoSIHSN 2020)

Alcoholic Beverage Consumption Behaviors Among Primary School Students

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T Chotchai
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https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210115.039How to use a DOI?
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Alcoholic Beverage Consumption, Behaviors, Primary School Students
Abstract

In 1997, WHO reported that 25% of pre-adolescents used to drink alcohol worldwide. The purpose of this cross-sectional research was to explore the alcoholic beverage consumption (ABC) behaviors among 380 primary school students in Khon Kaen Province, Thailand. Data were collected by questionnaires and analyzed by descriptive statistics. The results revealed that 68 students (17.90%) used to drink and started drinking at 8 years old. For those who were in the alcohol consumption group, the average (SD) age onset of alcohol consumption was 10.78 (1.28) ; range 8-13 years. The most common reason for the first time of their ABC behaviors was curiosity in testing alcohol (64.71%). Most of them shared the drink with friends (75.00%). There were 60.29% and 48.52% of them that consumed alcohol after finishing their final examinations and birthday parties respectively. Most students can buy alcohol at the convenience stores (66.17%). There were 69.11% who had alcohol consumption with their family members. Conclusion: Curiosity, peers, celebrating events and family members seemed to considerably influence on the students’ ABC behaviors. Therefore, health-related agencies, schools and students’ families may need to help together in solving this drawback behavior of young children.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Innovation 2020–Health Science and Nursing (ICoSIHSN 2020)
Series
Advances in Health Sciences Research
Publication Date
16 January 2021
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978-94-6239-315-8
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2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.210115.039How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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