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Alcohol abuse and risky sexual behaviour among the indigenous college students in Shillong, India

Temsumeren Longkumer, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)
Harish C. Srivastava, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)
Palaniyandi Murugesan, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

This present paper attempt has been made to study the factors effecting the alcohol consumption on risky sexual behavior in the study population. For this study primary data has been used. The current analysis includes 200 college students. Percentages, cross tabulation and logistics regression have been used. It was found that majority of the students (90 percent) were found to consume alcohol. Majority of the students whose father /mother consumed alcohol, have also themselves consumed alcohol. Experience of sex is more among non-Christian students than the Christians. All the students who experienced sex even have experienced such after consuming alcohol. Logistics regression implies that the higher the socio-economic background would leads to consumption of alcohol and sexual behavior, and it is also found that the relationship between consumption of alcohol and sexual behavior was strong positive sign- all the students who experienced sex ever have experienced such after consuming alcohol.

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Presented in Poster Session 1: Poster Session 1