Health Promotion Behavior of Nursing Students In Boromarajonani College of Nursing , Uttaradit.
Keywords:Health Promotion, Nursing Students, Nursing College
This study aimed to study the health promotion behavior of nursing students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Uttaradit, Thailand. This study had 400 participants and they were 1st year – 4th year students. Questionnaires were used to collect the data. Percentages and standard deviation were used as a data analysis. From the results of the study, it revealed that most of the female students (90.2%) age 18 years old, 31 % of them and they also had normal BMI. Moreover, 45.25% of them had health promotion in medium level ( X̅ = 3.19, SD = 0.59). Besides, the results of health promotion in each aspect also revealed that the maximum aspect was mental health or spiritual aspect (X̅ = 3.74, SD = 0.87). For the medium aspect was health responsibility ( X̅ = 3.42, SD = 0.67), exercising ( X̅ = 3.14 ,SD = 0.37), the relationship between a person ( X̅ = 3.46, SD = 0.72) and stress – handling ( X̅ = 3.33, SD = 0.76). For the minimum aspect was nutrition ( X̅ = 2.02, SD = 0.13). The health promotion recommendations have 3 sections. Those are 1) The college should provide the proper area for students, to discuss or share their knowledge about health promotion. 2) The college should provide the exercise activities more often. 3) The college should provide more healthy food in the canteen, to be a good role model of health promotion for the students.
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