Jul 30th, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM


A Comparative Analysis of Alcohol Consumption Pattern Among Global University Students


Denver, Colorado USA


Most studies on alcohol consumption of college students are conducted in the US. Others are done comparing overseas Chinese with the Caucasian or among students from Mainland China. This is a comparative analysis of students in the US, Europe and Hong Kong to ascertain their consumption pattern of alcohol and the differences in perception on alcohol usage. Survey instrument was used to collect data for this study. Overall, US and European students are far more likely to consume alcoholic beverages in comparison to Hong Kong Chinese students. US and European students were more likely to consume alcoholic beverages as they progressed through each year of their University education.