Effectiveness of Health Education Program for a Promoting Preventive Behavior of Tobacco Product Consumption Among Primary School Female Students in Bangkok Metropolitan

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Parinya Darasuwon
Nutthakritta Sirisopon

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quasi-experimental study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a health education program for a promoting preventive behavior of tobacco product consumption among primary school female students in Bangkok Metropolitan Based on the theory of planned behavior. The sample was grade 5 students with risk behavior of tobacco product consumption. From two primary schools in Bangkok Metropolitan, Thailand. Participants were selected by simple random sampling to either the experimental group (n = 30) and the compared group (n = 30). The experimental group participated in a health education program for promoting preventive behavior of tobacco product consumption using child-centered with various activities for 5 weeks. The compare group participated in a regular health education class. The instrument in data collection was a questionnaire. Data was analyzed by using Descriptive statistics, dependent t-test, and independent t-test.


The result revealed that at post study, perceived attitude toward not - tobacco product consumption, perceived subjective norm to not - tobacco product consumption, perceived behaviors control for not - tobacco product consumption and intention to not - tobacco product consumption in the experimental group showed a greater mean score than the pre-test mean score at gif.latex?\alpha .05 significant level. At post-test, only perceived attitude toward not - tobacco product consumption and intention to not - tobacco product consumption mean score in the experimental group was found greater than the comparison group at gif.latex?\alpha .05 significant level

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Darasuwon P, Sirisopon N. Effectiveness of Health Education Program for a Promoting Preventive Behavior of Tobacco Product Consumption Among Primary School Female Students in Bangkok Metropolitan. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020Aug.23 [cited 2020Oct.21];21(2):74-3. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/190993
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