Addictions among students of the Medical University of Bialystok in the years 2000-2003 - a cohort study
The aim of the study was to assess addictions among students in the years 2000-2003. One hundred and thirty students were recruited for questionnaire investigations in the year 2000, 128 and 121 participated in the subsequent years. The age range was 19-23 years. In the study period, a slight increase was observed in the percentage of cigarette smoking among male and female students. Alcohol consumption showed a slightly growing tendency in women. A rise was found in the percentage of both men and women drinking tea and of men drinking coffee. The students involved in the study were neither psychoactive drug- nor pharmaceutic-addicts.