IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS OF UGANDA A CASE STUDYOFBUTANDA SUB COUNTY, KABALE DISTRICT.

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ABSTRACT

The study was carried out to examine the impact of alcoholism on socio-econornic status of

Ugandans and the researcher used Butanda Sub County as the case study. The research set the

objectives which she based on to draft the questionnaire. The objectives were intended to;

examine the causes of alcoholism, investigate how alcohol affects on socio-economic status of

Ugandans and the possible solutions to reduce the level of consumption. In chapter two, the

related literature was reviewed which was inline with the objectives and researcher questions.

Chapter three focused on the research design, target population, sampled population, sample size

data collection, data analysis and ethical considerations. The researcher had a total population of

57 people from whom only fifty were chosen. Chapter four of this research had the presentation,

interpretation and analysis of findings. The data was presented in form of tables, graphs and pie

charts. The researcher followed the questionnaire from the demographic characteristics of the

respondents and then the objectives of the study. As per the demographic characteristics of the

respondents, majority were men compared to women. It was implied that male drink too much

alcohol compared to women who were few and they have therefore, realized the impact

alcoholism on their social status. The age bracket of 30—40% had majority of the respondents

because they were considered to be hardworking and enjoying partying compared to those within

the age bracket of 20—30 and those who were above 50 years. In reference to the researchers

findings on causes of alcoholism 64% of the total respondents who were the majority seemed to

be a ware of the reasons for alcoholism. Chapter five contained the summary of the findings.

conclusions, recommendations and areas for further research.The researcher concluded that

alcoholism exists in Butanda subcounty and the causes were known, impacts on socio-economic

status and even the solutions evidenced by the researcher’s findings. The researcher identified

that truly alcoholism exists in the sub county and that it interferes with childrens development

and increase health care costs. Therefore, these factors affect the socio—economic status of

Ugandans evidenced by respondents who strongly agreed and agreed. To overcome these

negative effects of alcoholism, fining and arresting those who break the law had majority of the

respondents who strongly agreed and agreed by 94% and imposing taxes on alcohol could reduce

alcohol consumption in the sub county. It was included that the strategies and recommendations

given could reduce


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APA

Research, S. (2022). IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS OF UGANDA A CASE STUDYOFBUTANDA SUB COUNTY, KABALE DISTRICT.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-alcoholism-on-social-economic-status-of-uganda-a-case-studyofbutanda-sub-county-kabale-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS OF UGANDA A CASE STUDYOFBUTANDA SUB COUNTY, KABALE DISTRICT." Afribary. Afribary, 13 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-alcoholism-on-social-economic-status-of-uganda-a-case-studyofbutanda-sub-county-kabale-district. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS OF UGANDA A CASE STUDYOFBUTANDA SUB COUNTY, KABALE DISTRICT.". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Aug. 2022. Web. 27 Nov. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-alcoholism-on-social-economic-status-of-uganda-a-case-studyofbutanda-sub-county-kabale-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "IMPACT OF ALCOHOLISM ON SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS OF UGANDA A CASE STUDYOFBUTANDA SUB COUNTY, KABALE DISTRICT." Afribary (2022). Accessed November 27, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-alcoholism-on-social-economic-status-of-uganda-a-case-studyofbutanda-sub-county-kabale-district