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Table 2 Factors perceived by respondents as predisposing to drug usage among students

From: Perceptions of Pakistani medical students about drugs and alcohol: a questionnaire-based survey

PREDISPOSING FACTOR FREQUENCY (%)
FRIENDS USING DRUGS 166 (90)
TOBACCO SMOKING 139 (76)
FAMILY USING DRUGS 136 (74)
CERTAIN SOCIAL GATHERINGS 128 (70)
LIVING AWAY FROM HOME 114 (62)
MALE GENDER 98 (53)
LOW SELF-ESTEEM 93 (51)
INADEQUATE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES 91 (50)