International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2021)

Peer pressure influence as correlates of substance use among adolescents in selected senior secondary school in ikeja local government area of lagos state, Nigeria


Abraham Onyinyechi Winifred, Ruth Aderanti, Tolani Williams

The general objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between peer group influence and substance use among adolescents in selected senior secondary school in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. This study employed a descriptive research design to investigate the relationship between peer group influence and substance use among adolescents in selected senior secondary school in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. The sample of the study consisted of 385 randomly selected senior secondary school students from four secondary schools in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. The instrument used a 40-item self-structured questionnaire: peer pressure questionnaire (PPQ) and interest in substance usage questionnaire. The result of the finding revealed that there is a relationship between peer group influence and substance use among adolescents in selected secondary schools in Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria”.
Pages : 12-17