Drinking at EIU Final Copy

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Drinking at EIU Course: Business Statistics Business 2810 Brian Ayers Due April 27,2007
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College and drinking have always been synonymous with each other ever since students are allowed to drink. Alcohol has been a part of college life since the first college was formed. Although back then drinking wasn’t as socially accepted as it is now. Throughout its history, alcohol has been used socially for many diverse purposes, such as calming feuds, giving courage in battle, sealing pacts, celebrating festivals, and seducing lovers. Alcohol nowadays is more used as a way to escape from everyday stress. Alcohol especially on a college campus is a very abused substance. College students have used alcohol to enhance their social situations. Very often are students plans include going to a keg party or some other type of dress up or themed party where alcohol is to be served and most likely on weekends abused. Alcohol has to be the easiest drug to abuse ones privileges. With its accessibility and becoming more and more acceptable socially to use illegally. Alcohol and its effects kills 1400 college kids between the ages of 18 and 24 each year. In the spring semester of 2007 a small survey was handed out to Eastern Illinois University students to determine several drinking demographics of a public university. Eighty students were selected at random and given a survey to fill out. The first question to get answered by my survey was whether members of Greek organizations drank more than students of no affiliation to Greek organizations.
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Greeks and Non Greek drinking percentage 0.914285714 0.888888889 Greek Non Greek I also wanted to know whether males drank more than females did. Males to Females drinking ratio 0.909090909 0.888888889 With all of the drinking going on between the males and females I thought I would be a good idea to test the relationship between if the students have ever drank and driven before. Drinking and driving is a horrible combination and although it is so deadly and
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BUS 2801 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '07 term at E. Illinois.

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