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The study of behaviors among youths,houses and workers in Thailand

dc.contributor.authorประภาเพ็ญ สุวรรณen_US
dc.contributor.authorPrapapen Suwanen_US
dc.contributor.authorวสันต์ ศิลปสุวรรณen_US
dc.contributor.authorบุญยง เกี่ยวการค้าen_US
dc.contributor.authorนิรัตน์ อิมามี่en_US
dc.contributor.authorลักขณา เติมศิริกุลชัยen_US
dc.description.abstractThe study of behaviors among youths, houses and workers in ThailandThe objectives of this project were to assess health promoting behaviors of youths, housewives, and workers and to study the relationship to health promoting behaviors and the following factors : cognitive - perceptual factors, modifying factors and supportive environment. The data collection was done through interview by using interviewing schedules and observation of health promotion-program activities. The samples population was composed of 6,659 cases, 1949 cases from Bangkok and 4,710 cases from 12 samples provinces. From the total of 6,659, there were 2,430 youths (age 15-19), 2,314 housewives, and 1,527 industrial workers. From the analysis of data, the following conclusion can be made as follows :- the high percentage of the sampled group had positive attitudes toward health and health promotion, had internal health locus of control, had life satisfaction level between neutral-highest; subscribed the definition of "health" as "absence of illness" (the small percentage of them subscribed the definition of "health" as physical exercise, psychological well-being, not smoking and eating behavior) ; placed the value on health promotion behavior at the level that a little bit higher than the moderate level ; the sampled groups from various provinces placed the moderate value on the following health promoting behavior:-eating, physical exercise, stress management, accident prevention, social network, and health information seeking; the high percentage of the sampled group of youths, housewives, and workers placed the moderate value-low level on the following health promoting behaviors:- eating physical exercise, stress management, and accident prevention; the sampled group from Bangkok placed higher value on the using of food as advertised as "health promoting food" e.g. "Brand chicken soup", vitamins etc, than of the samples group from other provinces; the samples group from other provinces placed higher value on the following behavior than of the sampled group from Bangkok:- the using of sedatives, physical exercise, endurance, meditation, doing jobs/tasks without urgent pressures, and having friends/trusted person who can help solve problems; the hight percentage of the sampled youths, housewives, and workers valued health promotion behaviors at the moderate -low level; all of the three sampled groups from both Bangkok and other provinces practiced undesirable health promoting behaviors, the common health promoting behaviors that more than 50 percent of every samples group response that have oftenly practiced was "not eating raw meet", other health promoting behaviors that more than 50 percent of some sampled group have oftenly practices was:- not smoking, not drinking, not using sedatives, using safety hats, and using seatbelt, which can be concluded that there are various common risk behaviors of all three sampled groups that have to be solved; there were many health promoting behaviors that the samples groups placed high value on but did not practice oftenly e.g. physical excercise, having friends or other persons that can consult with health information seeking, etc. Three was a statistically significant relationship between health promoting behavior and the following factors:- perceive self-efficacy:- health promoting values, perceived benefits of health promoting behaviors, interpersonal influence, situation factors, health locus of control, and age.en_US
dc.subjectHealth Promotionen_US
dc.titleการศึกษาพฤติกรรมและเงื่อนไขสิ่งแวดล้อมเพื่อการส่งเสริมสุขภาพของประชาชนในกลุ่มเยาวชน แม่บ้านและคนงานในโรงงานen_US
dc.title.alternativeThe study of behaviors among youths,houses and workers in Thailanden_US
dc.identifier.callnoWA540 ป171ก 2540en_US
.custom.citationประภาเพ็ญ สุวรรณ, Prapapen Suwan, วสันต์ ศิลปสุวรรณ, บุญยง เกี่ยวการค้า, นิรัตน์ อิมามี่ and ลักขณา เติมศิริกุลชัย. "การศึกษาพฤติกรรมและเงื่อนไขสิ่งแวดล้อมเพื่อการส่งเสริมสุขภาพของประชาชนในกลุ่มเยาวชน แม่บ้านและคนงานในโรงงาน." 2540. <a href=""></a>.



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