The Role Of Alcohol On The Increase Of Hiv Prevalence Rate In Katwe Suburb Kampala

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to determine the role of alcohol on the increase of HJV prevalence

rate in Katwe suburb Kampala. The study was guided by three specific objectives and these

included; to examine the factors contributing to increasing rates of drug abuse among youths

Makindye Division, to examine the impact of alcohol in Katwe suburb Kampala, and to establish

the relationship between alcohol consumption and HIV prevalence rate in Katwe suburb.

Kampala district. The study employed a case study design in its methodology and sample size of

70 respondents was employed in the study. The study used in-depth interview guide and

questionnaires in its data collection. From the study findings, it was reaveled that majority of the

respondents 57% said alcohol contributes to aggressive behaviors, 14% said alcohol leads them

to poor reasoning, 21% said out of control, while 7% of the respondents said poor judgemdnt

majority of the respondents 57% said yes while the minority number of respondents 43% said

No. this therefore means that respondents in Katwe suburb were aware of the contribution of

alcohol on the prevalence, when respondents were asked about the describe behaviours after

taking alcohol, majority of the respondents said that they feel aggressed,21% said rape,29% said

multiple partners while 14% of the respondents said unprotected sexual intercourse, when

respondents were asked about the describe behaviours after taking alcohol, majority of the

respondents said that they feel aggressed,2 I % said rape,29% said multiple partners while 1 4% of

the respondents said unprotected sexual intercourse, majority of the respondents 86% of the

respondents said yes while the minority of the respondents 14% said no. this therefore means that

respondents in Katwe suburb are able to say no to sex after taking alcohol. there is a strong

negative relationship between Alcohol consumption and at I-IIV prevalence regression (r) = -

0.702 and at level of significance 0.05. The study recommended that Family Intervention Projects

(FlPs) provide intensive support to turn around the most chaotic and dysfunctional younger people who

have complex needs. They target families who are at risk of eviction due to their persistent anti-social

behaviour, or where there is a child identified as being at risk of offending. The community should

create and promote alcohol-free events for youths, support youth clubs and organizations that are

substance-free, create and promote service learning and volunteer opportunities, require

community service work as part of the academic curriculum and promote consumption of non alcoholic beverages and food at events.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Role Of Alcohol On The Increase Of Hiv Prevalence Rate In Katwe Suburb Kampala. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-alcohol-on-the-increase-of-hiv-prevalence-rate-in-katwe-suburb-kampala

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Alcohol On The Increase Of Hiv Prevalence Rate In Katwe Suburb Kampala" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-alcohol-on-the-increase-of-hiv-prevalence-rate-in-katwe-suburb-kampala . Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Alcohol On The Increase Of Hiv Prevalence Rate In Katwe Suburb Kampala". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-alcohol-on-the-increase-of-hiv-prevalence-rate-in-katwe-suburb-kampala >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Role Of Alcohol On The Increase Of Hiv Prevalence Rate In Katwe Suburb Kampala" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-alcohol-on-the-increase-of-hiv-prevalence-rate-in-katwe-suburb-kampala