Prevalence and Determinants of Khat (Catha edulis) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Reda2012PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and Determinants of Khat (Catha edulis) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Ayalu Aklilu Reda and Asmamaw Moges and Sibhatu Biadgilign and Berhanu Y. Wondmagegn},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Use of psychoactive drugs such as khat leaves (Catha edulis) alter moods and emotional state and lead to adverse effects on the health and social life of users. Ethiopia is a major producer and exporter of khat in east Africa and the majority of the khat comes from the eastern part of the country, however, no studies have been conducted to investigate the habit in this area. This study was conducted to assess the prevalence and predictors of khat chewing among high school students in… CONTINUE READING
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Prevalence and Determinants of Khat ( Catha edulis ) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia : A Cross - Sectional Study .
Use of psychoactive drugs such as khat leaves ( Catha edulis ) alter moods and emotional state and lead to adverse effects on the health and social life of users .
Prevalence and Determinants of Khat ( Catha edulis ) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia : A Cross - Sectional Study .
Use of psychoactive drugs such as khat leaves ( Catha edulis ) alter moods and emotional state and lead to adverse effects on the health and social life of users .
Use of psychoactive drugs such as khat leaves ( Catha edulis ) alter moods and emotional state and lead to adverse effects on the health and social life of users .
Prevalence and Determinants of Khat ( Catha edulis ) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia : A Cross - Sectional Study .
Use of psychoactive drugs such as khat leaves ( Catha edulis ) alter moods and emotional state and lead to adverse effects on the health and social life of users .
Prevalence and Determinants of Khat ( Catha edulis ) Chewing among High School Students in Eastern Ethiopia : A Cross - Sectional Study .
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