International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Church Attendance and Alcohol Consumption Level: Reasons for not Drinking Alcohol among College Students
Adansi A. Amankwaa; William Reed. Jr.; De’ Andria Owens

Abstract
This paper explores the relationship between church attendance (religiosity) and reasons for not drinking alcohol among undergraduate college student in historically black university. The data for this study was based on a self-administered survey of 188 student volunteers from various classes from a 4-year historically black university in Southwest Georgia. The findings indicate that church attendance and the number of alcoholic beverages consumed are not independent but strongly related. Analysis of the data suggests that those who attend church regularly tend to drink fewer alcoholic beverages than those who attend church less regularly.

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