Effects Of Drug Abuse On The Students' Academic. Performance In The Selected Secondary Schools Wajir District Of North-Eastern Province Kenya

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ABSTRACT

The study was aimed at carrying out an assessment on the effects of drug abuse

on the students' academ1c performance in the selected secondary schools. The

study used a casual comparative research design which involved descriptive,

which was used because of its ability to describe results from questionnaires and

interviews. The respondents were randomly selected and categorized. They

comprised of both sexes, ·but of different marital statuses and age groups and

the study used 100 respondents

The study used both questionnaires and interview guides. Questionnaires

included questionnaires accompanit:d by checklists.

The data filled in the questionnaires was copied and analyzed by tallying it rmd

tabling it in frequency tables identifying how often certain responses occurred

and later evaluation was done. The information was later recorded in terms of

percentages. The record?d data 'fJas later edited and interpreted which ensured

uniformity, legibility anrl umsistence. Also, interview results were coded on

frequency tables which calculated ~ n terms of percentages.

According to the study tt.e researcher found out that its true drug abuse affects

students' academic perfon nance as they somehow destabilizes their brains

The study recommendec.-1 that the government and other stakeholders should

commence a massive and continued campaign against substance abuse.

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APA

HUSSEIN, A (2021). Effects Of Drug Abuse On The Students' Academic. Performance In The Selected Secondary Schools Wajir District Of North-Eastern Province Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-drug-abuse-on-the-students-academic-performance-in-the-selected-secondary-schools-wajir-district-of-north-eastern-province-kenya

MLA 8th

HUSSEIN, ADAM "Effects Of Drug Abuse On The Students' Academic. Performance In The Selected Secondary Schools Wajir District Of North-Eastern Province Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-drug-abuse-on-the-students-academic-performance-in-the-selected-secondary-schools-wajir-district-of-north-eastern-province-kenya. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

MLA7

HUSSEIN, ADAM . "Effects Of Drug Abuse On The Students' Academic. Performance In The Selected Secondary Schools Wajir District Of North-Eastern Province Kenya". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-drug-abuse-on-the-students-academic-performance-in-the-selected-secondary-schools-wajir-district-of-north-eastern-province-kenya >.

Chicago

HUSSEIN, ADAM . "Effects Of Drug Abuse On The Students' Academic. Performance In The Selected Secondary Schools Wajir District Of North-Eastern Province Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effects-of-drug-abuse-on-the-students-academic-performance-in-the-selected-secondary-schools-wajir-district-of-north-eastern-province-kenya