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Influence of drug abuse on students' academic performance

 Department: Education  
 By: usericon mattkings  

 Project ID: 2131
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This study was carried out to investigate the influence of drug abuse on the academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. The instrument used for the study was a questionnaire tagged“Influence of Drug abuse on students’ Academic   Performance Questionnaire (IDASAPQ). It consisted of 20 items which elicited the necessary information from 200 students in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. Frequency counts and percentage were used for analyzing the demographic section while the t-test and analysis of variance (ANOVA) statistical methods were used to test the research hypotheses, comparing the perception of respondents on the influence of drug abuse on students’ academic performance in Ilorin on the basis of gender, age, religion, ATP, ATF, and TOR. Results showed that gender had a significant influence on Kwara State College of Education Student’s perception of the influence of drug addiction on students’ academic performance. However, Religion, Parents’ addiction to drugs/alcohol, Friends addiction to drugs/alcohol, Type of residence and Age has no such influence on secondary school students’ perception of the influence of performance. Based on the findings, some counseling implications were highlighted and recommendations were also made. ...
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