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Table 3 Effects of alcohol use

From: Substance use among inmates at the Eldoret prison in Western Kenya

Effect Percentage
Quarrel or argument 57.0%
Trouble with police 55.9%
Scuffle or fight 47.6%
Blackout or flashback 44.3%
Loss of money/valuable items 43.8%
Accident or injury 40.8%
Discord relationship with spouse 35.2%
Discord relationship with parents 31.6%
Poor performance at work 30.1%
Unprotected sex 26.1%
Engaged in sex you regretted the next day 24.6%
Damage to property 22.8%
Discord relationship with friends 21.0%
Medical problems 17.5%
Victimized by robbery or theft 11.6%
Discord relationship with employer 10.4%
Hospitalized/ admitted as an emergency 10.4%
Discord relationship with your teachers 6.1%