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|Title: ||PREVALENCE AND DETERMINANTS OF GAMBLING BEHAVIOURS AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI)|
|Authors: ||EBOH, VIVIAN CHIMEZIE|
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI
|Issue Date: ||Sep-2015|
|Publisher: ||FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI|
|Citation: ||Abbott, D. A., & Cramer, S. L. (1993). Gambling attitudes and participation: A midwestern survey. Journal of Gambling Studies, 9, 247–263.doi:10.1007/BF01015921|
|Series/Report no.: ||DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY PROJECT;SOC/11/0228|
|Abstract: ||Gambling is a form of behaviour that has been idennty to have serious eOI1Sc'luCllC,'S on gamhl~rs beahh, study-habn, academic performance, and has been reported 10 be related to '>0111_ criminal rdut~t1beba viour
This projecl examines the prevalence and detcrminanr of gambling behaviour an\on~ undergraduate ~lu(L:lll$of federal l mversity Oye t.:~iti.In executing this research, social leaminll theor: 01 gambling was :!dople<!. \\ hich pcsudaie thal
fumblulg as a fonn 01 behaviour b highly subjected to reinforcerncru and reward.
1he method of Bnaly ,i, ..dopted for thi> 'lUdy is the frequency and percentages
under the univariate level of amlysis, and chi- <quare analysis under the bivariate
level of all"l) sis to analyzin]; the qU:l1llitali\ e <lila that were obtain [rom the field.
1h. ',II1lple for the ,tudy consists of one-hundred and t""nty undergraduate "I'
1110) l: Students. One hundred and I\\cnt) (l~OJ resoondems "ere sele-cted In
order to have a q.w1ti fi3blc represeraaion of the sredentv I." 5'. 01 the tout
I he Sllld\'"
round OUt Lh31 ,,7,"'. or Tedcral I niversitv OY.C Ekiu student ena-aa.e.. in
gambhng activ iiies. in which S=.'% 1)1 them are male and 1.1.)'. nre female.
M(I,i()rJlYof the respondents who e'er gambled reponed that the engage in such
activl ties because they needed IIIOOC) • Despite the fa.'! thal some of these students come trom a rich home and ....ell edui'3t.'<I parents, they still needed more money
111"" thdr re~ular all""atlct, l'bt! >n:dies :hcre!>y ;11&><"';'; that thl" university, througr. it!> entrepreneurial .em.:. s.'xwL! empower student. ,,,,,,uOOJI training with the uim H( profit making and Ib,-II org;aoiu an orientation on ~<"T influence.|
|Description: ||Gambling is a form of behaviour that has been identify to have serious consequences on
gamblers health, study-habit, academic performance, and has been reported to be related to some
criminal related behaviour (
defined as betting or wagering money or something of value on an event that has an uncertain
outcome with the possibility of winning money or materials (
Fiellin, Heninger, Rounsaville & Mazure, 2002
misleading. On the one hand, people are usually aware that gambling poses serious risks to those
who are predisposed to gamble excessively.|
|Appears in Collections:||Sociology Thesis|
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