Studies on Male Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors in East Kassala Locality - Kassala State, Sudan

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Moneer Ali Abdallah
Sara Lavinia Braiar
Almoeiz Yousif Hammad

Abstract

Adolescent health risk behaviors are becoming a serious health care as adolescents engage in health-compromising behaviors at a high frequency in several crucial domains. One domain involves tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use. This is a cross section study covered 405 adolescents recruited randomly from Kassala locality, Kassala state, Sudan 2016, data was collected via closed ended standardized questionnaires. Pre testing was done to ensure quality survey instruments and fieldwork procedures were conducted. The fieldwork was coordinated by the Research Team Members, who will also provide the overall supervision during fieldwork to ensure quality and consistency among the teams. Ten data collectors was carrying out the fieldwork. Adolescent participating in the study showed variations in information about behavioral and psychological changes associated with adolescence, concerning the knowledge of the male adolescences regarding the associated with health changes with adolescences, about 89.5% knew those change and effects in general and 44% of them thought that the changes are physical while 25.2% thought that these changes are Psychological & emotional.

Keywords:
Adolescent, health risk, WHO, Kassala

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Ali Abdallah, M., Lavinia Braiar, S., & Yousif Hammad, A. (2020). Studies on Male Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors in East Kassala Locality - Kassala State, Sudan. Asian Journal of Medicine and Health, 18(5), 55-61. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajmah/2020/v18i530206
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