Drug Abuse and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Turbo Division, V Asingishu District in Kenya

ABSTRACT

Drug abuse affects an individual in any organization by directly affecting their health rendering them less productive and inefficient. In the long run the organization fails to achieve their objective as a result of unproductive workers, high absenteeism, shoddy work and reduced staff morale. This study aimed at assessing the extent level of illicit chug use in secondary schools and the impact on academic performance. It looked at various policies and practices the secondary schools has put in place to effectively manage illicit drugs in schools. The study covered the three secondary schools namely; Leseru, Kamagut and Kapkong. The methodology adopted was survey by use of questionnaire which we supplemented by oral interviews in data collection. The study population comprised a total of 500 students of form three and four. Stratified sampling was used in each school perform on basis of gender. A total of 20% sample was taken was taken for each category. Descriptive statistics was used in analysis and presentation of the data. The funding of the three schools highly indicated that minimal effort has been put in place to control and prevent students from using abusive drugs. The study recommended that the school managers and other stake holders should come up with programmes that will assist the institutions and students to prevent and manage the use of abusive drugs. The researcher findings shall be beneficial to schools, parents, students and teachers in establishment of policies and programmes on management and prevention of excessive use of illicit drugs in secondary schools.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Declaration ............................................................................. .

Approval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Dedication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. m

Acknowledgement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IV

Abstract.................................................................................. v

Table of contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VI

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.0 Background of the study.......................................................... 1

1.1 Statement of the problem.......................................................... 1

1.2 Purpose of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

1.3 Objectives of the study . . . ... . . . ............. .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .. 2

1 .4 Significance of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 2

1.5 Definition of terms . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . ... . . . ... . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

1.6 Scope I delimitation of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 3

1. 7 Limitations of the study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

CHAPTER TWO

Review ofrelated literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... 4

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

3.0 Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 7

3 .1 Study area and target population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3 .2 Sample selection and size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

3.3 Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 7

3.4 Methods of data collection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 8

3.5 Data analysis . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. 8

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CHAPTER FOUR:

Presentation of data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 9

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.0 Introduction...................................................................... 19

5.1 Summary......................................................................... 19

5.1.1 Summary of objective one................................................... 19

5.1.2 Summary of objective two.................................................. 19

5.1.3 Summary of objective three................................................. 19

5.1.4 Summary of objective four . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

5.1.5 Summary of objective five.................................................... 19

5.2 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

5.2.1 Conclusion to objective one . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

5.2.2 Conclusion to objective two . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . 20

5.2.3 Conclusion to objective three . .. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . ... 20

5.2.4 Conclusion to objective four . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

5.2.5 Conclusion to objective five . .. . . . ............ .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .. . . . . .. . . .. 20

5.3 Recommendations . . . . . . .. . . .. ... . . . ... . . . ... . . . .. . . . . .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . ... 21

5.3.1 Objective one recormnendation . . . ... . . . ... . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . 21

5.3.2 Objective two recommendation.................................................. 21

5.3.3 Objective three recommendation ........................ _....................... .. 21

5.3.4 Objective four recommendation................................................. 21

5.3.5 Objective five recommendation.................................................. 21

Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

Appendices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 23

Curriculum vitae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

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SAMUEL, C (2022). Drug Abuse and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Turbo Division, V Asingishu District in Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-turbo-division-v-asingishu-district-in-kenya

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SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER "Drug Abuse and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Turbo Division, V Asingishu District in Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 30 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-turbo-division-v-asingishu-district-in-kenya. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER . "Drug Abuse and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Turbo Division, V Asingishu District in Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 30 Aug. 2022. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-turbo-division-v-asingishu-district-in-kenya >.

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SAMUEL, CHRISTOPHER . "Drug Abuse and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Turbo Division, V Asingishu District in Kenya" Afribary (2022). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-turbo-division-v-asingishu-district-in-kenya