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Table 3 Environmental and psychological factors associated with initiation of alcohol use disorders at Hawassa, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 195)

From: Alcohol use disorder and associated factors among individuals living with HIV in Hawassa City, Ethiopia: a facility based cross- sectional study

Reasons Frequency Percent %
Easily availability of alcohol 32 16.4
Like the way alcohol makes feel happy 25 12.8
Peer pressure to drink 27 13.8
Parental modeling 16 8.2
Long standing life stressors 21 10.8
Lack of social support 23 11.8
Long lasting marital disharmony 13 6.7
Drinking to forget financial problems 15 7.7
To increase self confidence 14 7.2
To alleviate fear of socializing 10 5.1
Family history of alcohol use problem 18 9.2