Factors Related to Influenza Preventive Behavior and Control among Private

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Pattreeya Namlaitung
Surangrat Pongpan


This research was an analytical cross-sectional study. Influenza preventive behavioral study and control among private and identify factors related to influenza preventive behavior and control among private were the purposes of this research. There were three factors, predisposing factors, enabling factors and reinforcing factors. The sample group who filled in complete information was 278 officers. The research instrument was a questionnaire. The whole Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was .93 Data was analyzed by using descriptive statistics, relationships determining spearman correlation and multivariable ordinal logistic regression. The results revealed that the sample had mean scores of influenza preventive behavior and control at moderate level (Mean = 17.80, S.D. = 2.44). Factors related to influenza preventive behavior and control were moderate and high level of influenza prevention and control enabling factors (OR = 2.94 and 4.62, 95% CI: 1.42-6.07 and 2.35-9.06, p = .004 and <.001 respectively) and reinforcing factors was the support from the supervisor at the medium and high level. (OR = 4.31 and 4.73, 95% CI: 1.08-17.15 and 1.26-17.72, p = .038 and .021 respectively) Therefore, the supervisor should determine measures to prevent and control influenza seriously. Supporting sufficient personal care products such as glasses, spoons in order to achieve desirable behavior.


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Namlaitung P, Pongpan S. Factors Related to Influenza Preventive Behavior and Control among Private. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [nternet]. 2021Sep.5 [cited 2021Nov.28];22(2):295-04. vailable from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/240981
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