Drug Problem and Social Change in Saudi Arabia: A Study of the Attitude of Saudi Students Studying in the U.S.A. towards Drug Use in Saudi Arabia

Publication Year:
1991
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https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/masters_theses/1005
Author(s):
Yousef, Abdullah
thesis / dissertation description
The main focus of this study is the relationship between level of income, level of education, length of stay in U.S.A., frequency of contact with foreigners, and level of religiosity on student attitudes towards smoking cigarettes and hashish, and drinking alcohol.A sample of 110 students was randomly drawn from three areas: Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, Michigan. Data were collected through administering a questionnaire.Analysis of the data revealed the following: income, level of education, length of stay in the U.S., frequency of contact with foreigners, and level of religiosity were associated with student attitudes towards drug use.