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Table 5 Perceived effects of alcohol consumption among the tertiary students

From: Alcohol consumption among tertiary students in the Hohoe municipality, Ghana: analysis of prevalence, effects, and associated factors from a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency (n = 165) Percentage (%)
Excessive alcohol consumption can cause diarrhoea
 Agree 40 24.2
 Disagree 125 75.8
Excessive alcohol consumption can cause stomach upset/pain
 Agree 76 46.1
 Disagree 89 53.9
Can increase one’s chances of getting an accident
 Agree 66 40.0
 Disagree 99 60.0
Can cause a bloated stomach
 Agree 134 20.6
 Disagree 131 79.4
Can cause depressive feeling for weeks
 Agree 45 27.3
 Disagree 120 72.7
Can cause one to vomit excessively
 Agree 89 53.9
 Disagree 76 46.1
Serves as a risk factor for liver infection
 Agree 27 16.4
 Disagree 138 83.6
Influence one to engage in unprotected sex
 Agree 58 35.1
 Disagree 107 64.9
Can cause one to lose money and valuable items
 Agree 100 60.6
 Disagree 65 39.4
Can cause one to incur debts
 Agree 25 15.2
 Disagree 140 84.8
Can cause one to engage in petty theft
 Agree 37 22.4
 Disagree 128 77.6