Factors Influencing Stress level of The New Troops, The Military Unit In Phitsanulok Province

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Khachornsak Inthanate
Pramote Wongsawat


This descriptive research aimed to determine factors influencing stress levels of the new troops at 4 th Infantry Division, Fort Somdej Pra Naresuan Maharaj, Phitsanulok Province. The samples were 410 new troops calculated based on the estimating population proportion. Simple random sampling technique was used to recruit the samples. The research tool was a questionnaire created by the researcher and its quality was tested in terms of content validity and reliability which met the standard criteria. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and ordinal logistic regression, defining statistical significance at .05 as a criterion for accepting hypothesis.

The results showed that the new troops had stress at mild stress level 66.8%, relationships with other people are at a good level, adaptation is at a moderate level, perception about military is at a high level, attitude towards military training is at a moderate level. Factors influencing the stress levels of the new troops are consisted of firstly, family responsibility, emotional quotient; decision and solving problems, emotional quotient; life satisfaction, relationship with the trainers, personal and emotional adaptation and lastly, military role recognition in the treatment of adults with statistical significance level of .05. These factors could predict the stress levels of new troops by 36%.


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Inthanate K, Wongsawat P. Factors Influencing Stress level of The New Troops, The Military Unit In Phitsanulok Province. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020Aug.31 [cited 2020Oct.21];21(2):231-40. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/244751
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