Vulnerability among Young People after Exposure to Alcohol

Ana Carolina Albiero Leandro da Rocha
2017 Nursing & Care Open Access Journal  
This is an exploratory research with a quantitative approach that aimed to determine the vulnerability of young people after exposure to alcohol. The study included 108 young people attending bars in the vicinity of a private university in São Paulo. Among the participants, 50.93% were male and 49.07% female, aged between 18 and 29 years. Most were single, Catholic, childless, with employment and higher education students. The alcohol consumption was reported by 100% of men and of women 79.25%.
more » ... The reasons for consumption were animation and celebration. Regarding the vulnerability after exposure to alcohol, 45.37% reported alcohol amnesia, 36.11% said they kept unprotected sex and 14.81% suffered traffic accidents. It is concluded that the pattern of high and frequent consumption of alcohol are present in the university, requiring a different approach to nursing in promoting health.
doi:10.15406/ncoaj.2017.03.00092 fatcat:mf3bzb4hwzcorfmdl7r3swy5jm