Too Much Alcohol Consumed by Many Future Health Professionals

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on  November 5, 2014 at 3:46 PM Lifestyle News
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Hazardous levels of alcohol is consumed by 43% of nursing students, with 14.9% of men and 16.7% of women meeting the criteria for hazardous drinkers, found a new study.

Hazardous drinkers were more likely to be young, to smoke, and to live outside the family nucleus.
 Too Much Alcohol Consumed by Many Future Health Professionals
Too Much Alcohol Consumed by Many Future Health Professionals

"Alcohol-prevention activities should envisage greater protection of university settings, particularly where future health professionals are involved," wrote the authors of the Journal of Advanced Nursing study.

Source: Eurekalert

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