Health Science Paper 1, May/June 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Main
General Comments

Question 7

(a) State six factors that could contribute to juvenile delinquency. [ 6 marks]
(b) Mention four habits that are injurious to human health [ 4 marks]




This question was attempted by many candidates, the performance was fair. In part (a) few candidates stated factors that could contribute to juvenile delinquency however, some candidates lost mark due to their inability to state factors contributing to juvenile delinquency. In part (b) candidates mentioned habits that are injurious to human health correctly.
The expected answers were as follows:
(a) Factors that could contribute to Juvenile delinquency
peer group/adult influence
broken home/ di vorced/ separated homes
lack of parental care
high crime rates in the society/community
inadequate recreational facilities
uncensored media presentation/named
(b) Dangerous habits to health
drug abuse
drug addiction
excessive drinking of alcohol
lack of exercise
poor personal hygiene/named.

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