Risky Behaviors of College Students <ul><li>By Bobby Duley </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: s_jelan (Flickr)
Alcohol Abuse <ul><li>1. 40% of academic problems are associated with alcohol abuse, and 28% of college dropouts are due t...
Unhealthy Eating Habits <ul><li>2. College students gain an average of 3-10 pounds in their first two years of college. </...
3. Marijuana <ul><li>3. Students who smoke marijuana consistently are less likely to study for more than two hours a day, ...
Drunk Driving <ul><li>4. There were 121 DUI related deaths in Connecticut in 2011, an increase of 25 deaths from 2009. </l...
Unprotected Sex <ul><li>5. One in three people will contract an STD by the age of 24.  </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: max_th...
Sources <ul><li>1.  http://aod.uconn.edu/preparing_freshman.html </li></ul><ul><li>2.  http://kidshealth.org/teen/school_j...
Sources <ul><li>4.  http://www.madd.org/drunk-driving/campaign/state-stats/Connecticut.html </li></ul><ul><li>5.  http://w...
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  1. 1. Risky Behaviors of College Students <ul><li>By Bobby Duley </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: s_jelan (Flickr)
  2. 2. Alcohol Abuse <ul><li>1. 40% of academic problems are associated with alcohol abuse, and 28% of college dropouts are due to alcohol. </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: Bobby Duley
  3. 3. Unhealthy Eating Habits <ul><li>2. College students gain an average of 3-10 pounds in their first two years of college. </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: Bobby Duley
  4. 4. 3. Marijuana <ul><li>3. Students who smoke marijuana consistently are less likely to study for more than two hours a day, and have a GPA of B or lower. </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: 1ncognito (Flickr)
  5. 5. Drunk Driving <ul><li>4. There were 121 DUI related deaths in Connecticut in 2011, an increase of 25 deaths from 2009. </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton (Flickr)
  6. 6. Unprotected Sex <ul><li>5. One in three people will contract an STD by the age of 24. </li></ul>Photo courtesy of: max_thinks_sees (Flickr)
  7. 7. Sources <ul><li>1. http://aod.uconn.edu/preparing_freshman.html </li></ul><ul><li>2. http://kidshealth.org/teen/school_jobs/college/freshman_15.html </li></ul><ul><li>3. http://www.livestrong.com/article/24680-effects-marijuana-use-college-students </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sources <ul><li>4. http://www.madd.org/drunk-driving/campaign/state-stats/Connecticut.html </li></ul><ul><li>5. http://www.healthed.uconn.edu/sexuality.html </li></ul>

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