Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality)

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Abstract

This Study Was Carried Out To Investigate On The Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ At Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality). The Following Objectives Guided The Study; To Investigate On The Causes Of Drug

Abuse Among Pupils On Their Academic Performance; To Examine The Effects Of Drug Abuse Towards Academic Performance And To Find Out Measures Put In

Place To Control Drug Abuse In Secondary Schools In Uganda. Qualitative And Quantitative Methods Were Used And Respondents Were Picked At Random. Findings Revealed That Majority Of The Pupils Who Were Abusing Drugs Were

Aged Between 16-18 Year. Findings Also Shows That The High Prevalence Of Drug Abuse In Pupils From Families Where Another Member Of The Family Was Also Abusing Drugs Correlates Well With Previdus Studies That. Found A Simiiar~ Correlation Between Parental Use And Abuse Of Drugs And Drug Abuse Patterns Among Their Children. Recommendations Were Also Made.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ii

APPROVAL iii

DEDICATION iv

ACKNOWLEDGMENT V

TABLE OF CONTENTS vi

LIST OF TABLES viii

ABSTRACT ix

CHAPTER ONE I

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Staterñerrt of probl.em ::: 2

1.2 Pttrpbse of study 2

1.3 Objectives of the study 3

.4 Research questions 3

1 .5 Scope of the study 3

1.6 Significance~of the study 4

CHAPTER TWO 5

LIT~RATURE REVIEW 5

CHAPTER THREE 15

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 15

3.0 Introduction 15

3.1 Research design 15

3.2 Study area 15

3.3 Sample framework 15

3.3.1 Sample size 15

3.3.2 The sample technique 16

3.4 Data collection procedure 16

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3.5 Methods for data collection.16

3.5.1 Instruments 16

3.5.2 Sources of data 16

3.6 Data processing and analysis 17

CHAPTER FOUR 18

DATA ANALYSIS, PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION 18

4.0 Introduction 18

4.0.1 Response rate 18

4.1 Types of drugs commonly abused 18

4.2 Causes of drug abuse 19

4.2.1 Age and drug abuse 20

4.2.2 •Gendera~ddrugabuse 21

4.2.3: Residence and drug abuse 22

4.3 ElTects of drug ahusc on society 23

4.4 Measures put in place to control drug abuse 23

CHAPTER FIVE 25

SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 25

5.0 Introduction 25

5.1 Summary of findings 25

5.2 Conclusion 28

5.3 Recommendations 28

REFERENCES 30

APPENDICES

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APA

Research, S. (2022). Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-the-family-and-learners-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-study-of-mityana-municipality

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality)" Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-the-family-and-learners-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-study-of-mityana-municipality. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality)". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 07 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-the-family-and-learners-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-study-of-mityana-municipality >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Drug Abuse In The Family And Learners’ Risk Of School Failure. (A Case Study Of Mityana Municipality)" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-the-family-and-learners-risk-of-school-failure-a-case-study-of-mityana-municipality