The Effects of Health Literacy Program on Health Literacy and Sexual Prevention Behaviors among Junior High School Students

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Vanisa Prayochmee
Orapin Sikaow
Chadapa Prasertsong

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This quasi-experimental research aimed to examine the effect of health literacy program on health literacy and sexual prevention behaviors among junior high school students. The sample group was randomized by multi-stage random sampling. The experimental group was forty students of Matthayom 3/2 at Tongkung School, whereas the control group was forty students of Matthayom 3/1 at Bansuan school. The research instruments were composed of the health literacy program for preventing sexual prevention behaviors, the questionnaire of health literacy on sexual prevention behaviors and the questionnaire of sexual prevention behaviors. The reliability of questionnaires were 0.86 and 0.89 respectively. Data were analyzed by using descriptive statistic, independent t-test and One-way Repeated measured ANOWA test.


The results found that the mean scores of health literacy and sexual prevention behaviors of the experimental group before ,after the program and follow-up period had statistically significant differences at the level of .001, To compare the mean scores of health literacy and sexual prevention behaviors between the experimental group and the control group after the program and follow-up period, it was found that the experimental group had the scores of health literacy and sexual prevention behaviors significantly higher than the control group with statistical significance at level of .001

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Prayochmee V, Sikaow O, Prasertsong C. The Effects of Health Literacy Program on Health Literacy and Sexual Prevention Behaviors among Junior High School Students. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020Aug.30 [cited 2020Oct.21];21(2):150-7. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/227079
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