2020
DOI: 10.11606/s1518-8787.2020054002176
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Illicit drug use among students of a university in Southern Brazil

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To describe drug consumption and the co-occurrence use of more than one illegal drug as well as associated factors in freshmen at a public university in Southern Brazil. METHODS: Cross-sectional study with census of students entering undergraduate courses in 2017. A total of 1,788 university students answered questions about illicit drug use. For analysis, ordinal logistic regression was used. RESULTS: Marijuana was the most consumed drug (lifetime: 42.1%; 30-day use: 22.7%), followed by hallucinoge… Show more

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“…In 2010, a non‐representative sample of university students assessed by the Inter‐American Drug Abuse Control Commission showed a prevalence of 13.8% for past‐year cannabis use [61]. Regional (e.g., city or state) samples ( n = 52–9974) identified rates of 8%–42% for lifetime, 2%–44% for past‐year, 9%–18% for past 3 months, and 0.6%–23% for past‐month cannabis use between 1996 and 2021 [62–83].…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…In 2010, a non‐representative sample of university students assessed by the Inter‐American Drug Abuse Control Commission showed a prevalence of 13.8% for past‐year cannabis use [61]. Regional (e.g., city or state) samples ( n = 52–9974) identified rates of 8%–42% for lifetime, 2%–44% for past‐year, 9%–18% for past 3 months, and 0.6%–23% for past‐month cannabis use between 1996 and 2021 [62–83].…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Ao longo dos primeiros anos de pandemia, a progressão da COVID-19 se apresentou nos vários países de maneira diversa, a depender das estratégias de distanciamento e isolamento social adotadas (Houvèssou;Silveira, 2021) estados na definição de medidas restritivas para combater o avanço da doença (Carvalho et al, 2022). O Brasil foi o primeiro país da América Latina a identificar casos de COVID-19 (Alvarez;Harris, 2020).…”
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“…É pertinente destacar que o período de ingresso na universidade também se mostra como um período de risco em relação ao uso de substâncias psicoativas, como evidenciado por pesquisas anteriores (Andrade et al, 2012;Lemos-Santos et al, 2019;Houvèssou et al, 2020;Camargo Júnior et al, 2023). O Levantamento Nacional sobre o Uso de Álcool, Tabaco e outras Drogas entre Universitários de 27 Capitais Brasileiras revelou que o álcool era a substância mais consumida entre estudantes universitários Duarte;Oliveira, 2010).…”
Section: Introductionunclassified