Factors Related to Hypertensive Patients’ Practice in a Community at Samrong District, Ubon Ratchathani Province

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Sirisup Sihawong
Natsadu Katichop
Angsawee Chantakhot
Puangphet Singhawara
Piyanat Soikham

Abstract

        This correlation descriptive research aimed at studying factors related to hypertensive patients’ practice in a community at Samrong district, Ubon Ratchathani province. A sample group covered 138 patients. Questionnaires were used in this research, including; patients’ general information, knowledge on hypertension (KR-20 = 0.72), attitude and practice of hypertensive patients (Cronbrach’s alpha coefficient was 0.81.) The data was analyzed by descriptive statistics. Chi-square and Pearson correlation coefficient were used to analyze relationship.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The research found that attitude was an important factor that related to hypertensive patients’ practice. It was statistically significant at p < 0.05.                                                                         Healthcare providers could use the result of this research to create a program or to plan a guideline for hypertensive patients’ in community by emphasizing on encouraging correct and proper attitude to patient. This will appropriately enhance hypertensive patients’ practice in community.


 

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Sihawong, S., Katichop, N., Chantakhot, A., Singhawara, P., & Soikham, P. (2021). Factors Related to Hypertensive Patients’ Practice in a Community at Samrong District, Ubon Ratchathani Province. Journal of Health and Nursing Research (Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok), 37(2), 182-191. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/243212
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Sirisup Sihawong, Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

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