Author

Yousef

Date of Award

8-1991

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Sociology

First Advisor

Dr. Subhash Sonnad

Second Advisor

Dr. James Peterson

Third Advisor

Dr. Don Cooney

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access

Abstract

The main focus of this study is the relationship between level of income, level of education, length of stay in U.S.A., frequency of contact with foreigners, and level of religiosity on student attitudes towards smoking cigarettes and hashish, and drinking alcohol.

A sample of 110 students was randomly drawn from three areas: Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, and Lansing, Michigan. Data were collected through administering a questionnaire.

Analysis of the data revealed the following: income, level of education, length of stay in the U.S., frequency of contact with foreigners, and level of religiosity were associated with student attitudes towards drug use.

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