The Factors Influencing Normal Expressive Language Development of Early Childhood In Sukhothai Province


  • Metta Limpavaralai กระทรวงสาธารณสุข
  • Laddawan Kinlumdrun
  • Woraphun Mahasaranon


Language Development, EarlyChildhood, Sukhothai Province


The purposes of this research were 1) to study the level of language development of early childhoodand 2) to study factors influencing on the language development of early childhoodin Sukhothai province. Group of sample is the caregivers of children who aged not less than 6 months and children aged from 2 years to 5 years in Sukhothai. The sample from multi-step random sampling was used for 370 people. The instrument used in this research was an interview created by the researcher, consisting of 3 parts.Including general information, information on caring behaviors of caregivers that promote language development and the developmental evaluation form for the surveillance manual and support of the language development of Developmental Surveillance and Promotion Manual.The reliability was calculated by Cronbach's alpha coefficient and had a reliability of 0.84 and 0.72. The statistics was collected in percentage, average and standard deviationand logistic regression coefficients. The results revealed that: the mean score of the caregivers' behavior promoted language development.The moderate level was the physical aspect, while the behaviors of the caregivers promoting the development of expressive language at the good level were emotional, social and intellectual. As for the level of language development of children, more than half of them have childhood development (59.2%) from the test using Binary logistic regression statistics, it was found that the factors influencing the developmental level of expressive language of early childhood in Sukhothai province are the period of time watching television and the duration of playing computer games/playing mobile games, marital status of parents child care age.


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Limpavaralai เ. ., Kinlumdrun ล. ., & Mahasaranon ว. . (2019). The Factors Influencing Normal Expressive Language Development of Early Childhood In Sukhothai Province. Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 13(4), 78–90. Retrieved from