Do personal beliefs and peers affect the practice of alcohol consumption in university students in Lebanon?

@article{Salam2013DoPB,
  title={Do personal beliefs and peers affect the practice of alcohol consumption in university students in Lebanon?},
  author={Joseph A Salam{\'e} and Bernadette Barbour and Pascale Salameh},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={340-7}
}
Alcohol consumption is frequent among university students in Lebanon as elsewhere in the world. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Lebanon's public and private universities between October 2009 and September 2010 using a standardized questionnaire to assess personal beliefs about alcohol consumption, peers' behaviours and opinions and history of and current drinking practices. Of 1235 students, 199 (16.1%) had an AUDIT score>or=8. Older age, male sex, Christian religion, attending a… CONTINUE READING