The Relationship between Religiosity and Demography Factors with Narcotics Abuse in University Student

Mirnader Miri, Hadi Bahrami, Shima Shahyad, Masoud Asadi, Hatam Siavoshi, Habib Mohamadpur, Asghare Shiralipour
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The purpose of the present research was to investigation of the relationship between religiosity and demography factors with narcotics abuse in university student. The statistical community of this study was including all male and female students in Tehran University, who were enrolled in the 1388-89 academic year. The sample group was included 182 college student that have been chosen via multistage random sampling method. Assessment instruments were the «Religiosity Scale, Bastami & Bahrami
more » ... Bastami & Bahrami Ehsan, 2009 & «Risk Behaviors Questionnaire » (2007) » . Data was analyzed by using Pearson correlation coefficient and Stepwise multiple regression. Finding demonstrated that religiosity had a negative correlation with narcotics abuse .Stepwise regression analysis showed that gender and religiosity in two steps, could explain 0/146 and 0/088 of variance in alcohol and narcotic substances. In addition Stepwise regression analysis demonstrated that gender , religiosity and marriage could explain0/144 of variance to smoke.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.03.203 fatcat:hvcy4ocgbjerhaxd5yg3ldgp4i