Predicting Factors of Palliative Care Health Literacy among Family Caregivers in Bangkok Metropolis
Keywords:Health literacy, Palliative care, Interpersonal patient and family caregiver, Social support, Family caregiver
To study the predictive power of the factors can help investigate the factors that may influence caregivers’ palliative care health literacy in Bangkok. The 106 family caregivers were selected using multi-stage sampling techniques and simple sampling. The researchers collected the data using questionnaires developed by the researchers, including the general information of family caregivers, palliative care health literacy (α= 0.897), interpersonal relationship (α = 0.822), and social support questionnaires (α = 0.909) Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, which consist of frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation, as well as inferential statistics. Applying Pearson’s rank correlation and multiple regression The research findings, Education, interpersonal patient, family caregiver relationships, and social support were found to be statistically significant positive correlates of palliative care health literacy among family caregivers, predicting 24.8% (R2 =.248 df = 4 F = 8.335 p<.05). And both Education and social support could predict palliative care health literacy (β = .230, p < .05 และ β = .364, p < .001 respectively)
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