Factors Affecting on Quality of Life of Nursing Students in the Private Higher Education Institution, Bangkok Metropolis

ปัจจัยที่มีผลต่อคุณภาพชีวิตของนักศึกษาพยาบาล สถาบันอุดมศึกษาเอกชน เขตกรุงเทพมหานคร

  • Maleewan Lertsakornsiri St. Louis College
  • Wilawan Phengpanich Bangkok Thonburi University
Keywords: Internal Factors, External Factors, Quality of Life, Nursing Students, Private Higher Education Institution



          This study was predictive research. The purpose of this study was to predict the quality of life of nursing students in the private higher education institution, Bangkok Metropolis.  The samples were 324 of the first-fourth year nursing students from 4 institutions. The samples were selected by multi-stage random sampling. The research tools were questionnaires consisting of personal data, internal factors (attitude towards learning, student adaptability, learning future-oriented), external factors (teaching behavior of instructors, physical condition of learning, the relationship between students and friends/parents/teachers), and quality of life of nursing students. The content validity of the questionnaires were .91, .89 and its reliability were .91, 93, and .95, respectively. The data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and stepwise multiple regression.

The results indicated that the nursing students had the average scores of quality of life was 3.87 (S.D.=.38) at good level. The selected factors such as teaching behavior of instructors, physical condition of learning, the relationship between students and friends, student adaptability, the relationship between students and instructors, and learning future-oriented were prediction of the quality of life of nursing students at p<.01.  The first predictor was selected in the prediction equation was teaching behavior of instructors, that predicted the quality of life of nursing students at 41.2%, p<.001. The last predictor was selected in the prediction equation was learning future-oriented, total variables predicted the quality of life of nursing students increased to 61.1%, p<.01.

Conclusion: This study suggests that the private higher education institution should be aware of the importance and need for arranging both internal and external factors in promoting the development of nursing students with good quality of life.


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