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ERIC Number: ED014109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan-1
Pages: 95
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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DRINKING AND STUDENT UNDERSTANDING OF ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM IN SELECTED HIGH SCHOOLS OF UTAH.
NELSON, DALE O.
THIS TWO PART STUDY ASSESSED THE EXTENT OF DRINKING AMONG REPRESENTATIVE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND THEIR SOURCES OF ALCOHOL, DETERMINED THE KINDS OF INFORMATION ABOUT ALCOHOL HELD BY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN GENERAL, AND SURVEYED THE KNOWLEDGE AND BACKGROUNDS OF TEACHERS WHO TEACH ABOUT ALCOHOL IN THEIR CLASSES. FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE STUDY, SENIOR STUDENTS IN NINE HIGH SCHOOLS IN UTAH COMPLETED A QUESTIONNAIRE CONCERNED WITH PERSONAL DATA, DRINKING BACKGROUND, AND SOURCES OF ALCOHOL. THE DATA FROM THE FIRST QUESTIONNAIRE IS ORGANIZED ON THE BASIS OF THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THE QUESTIONS, PRESENTED AS PERCENTAGES, AND DISCUSSED. FOR THE SECOND PART OF THE STUDY, 40 TEACHERS AND THE STUDENT SAMPLE ANSWERED QUESTIONS SELECTED FROM THE ALCOHOL EDUCATION QUIZ. ANSWERS ARE TABULATED IN TERMS OF THE TOTAL NUMBER AND PERCENTAGES OF STUDENTS AND TEACHERS ANSWERING TRUE, FALSE, OR UNDECIDED. TEACHER ATTITUDES TOWARD ALCOHOL AND THEIR RESPONSES TO SELECTED ALCOHOL KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONS ARE ANALYZED, AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHER AND STUDENT ANSWERS ARE DISCUSSED. (SK)
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Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan.
Identifiers: UTAH