Job Happiness of Primary Care Personnel in Samutprakarn Province

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Aphisada Kaewmeesri
Charuwan Tadadej
Piyatida Khajornchaikul
Pratana Satitvipawee
Kwanmuang Kaeodumkoeng

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This cross- sectional survey research aimed to assess the level of job happiness and study the factorsinfluencing the job happiness of primary care personnel in Samutprakarn province. The sample was 315primary care personnel at the primary care level of the Samutprakarn Provincial Public Health Office,Ministry of Public Health. Tools used to assess the level of job happiness was adapted from “Happinometer”.The data was analyzed by using Chi-square test and multiple logistic regressions.The results showed that the overall level of job happiness of primary care personnel in Samutprakarn provincewas rather high, and the factors influencing the job happiness were family income (Adj OR = 2.43, 95% CI:1.14-5.17), job significance (Adj OR = 2.16, 95% CI: 1.10-4.24) and work environment (Adj OR = 3.27, 95% CI:1.57-6.83). Therefore, the Ministry of Public Health should support welfare and work environment with theneeds of officers, and should encourage the officers to realize the significance of primary care

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Kaewmeesri A, Tadadej C, Khajornchaikul P, Satitvipawee P, Kaeodumkoeng K. Job Happiness of Primary Care Personnel in Samutprakarn Province. J Public Hlth Dev [Internet]. 2014 Apr. 8 [cited 2024 Apr. 19];11(3):13-25. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AIHD-MU/article/view/15178
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