TRENDS OF ENERGY DRINKS CONSUMPTION AMONG MEDICAL AND DENTAL STUDENTS

  1. DR. SAMAN RAUF, CMH MEDICAL COLLEGE LAHORE
  2. DR. AHSAN IRSHAD, DHQ HOSPITAL NANKANA SAHIB
  3. DR. MUHAMMAD ESSA, BASIC HEALTH UNIT TALPUR, DERA GHAZI KHAN

Corresponding Author: Dr. Muhammad Essa, Basic Health Unit Talpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, dr.essabuzdar@gamil.com
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4011501
Cite this article as: Rauf S, Irshad A, Essa M. Trends of energy drinks consumption among medical and dental students. Int. J. Med. Dent.
Allied Health Sci. 2020;2(8). 242-47

ABSTRACT: An energy drink is a type of drink containing stimulant compounds, usually caffeine, which is marketed as providing mental and physical stimulation. This survey study was conducted among the medical and dental students of different medical and dental colleges. A total of 120 medical and dental students participated in the study. The mean age of the students was 21.34±1.33 years. There were 90 males and 30 females in the study. Out of 90 male students, only 12 males were used to consume energy drinks on regular basis, 45 used it occasionally and rest had never used it. Out of 30 females, only 6 females were using it on regular basis, 9 used in occasionally and rest had never used it.

Keywords: Medical, Dental, Students, Energy Drinks