The Effects of Health Education Program with Application LINE for Teenage Pregnancy Prevention among Mathayomsuksa 2 Students, Secondary School, Khon Kaen Province

  • Jutharat Laksap
  • Rujira Duangsong
Keywords: Teenage pregnancy, Health education program, Protection motivation theory, Social support

Abstract

Teen pregnancy is a major global health problem, however estimated that about 16 million teens were pregnant and a lot fetus were died from unsafe abortion and labor. So that the good way to decrease this problem is adolescent pregnancy prevention. This research is quasi – experimental research which aims to study the effects of Health Education Program with Application LINE for teenage pregnancy prevention among Mathayomsuksa 2 students, Secondary School, Khon Kaen Province. The samples were 72 students and divided into experimental group and comparison group, which each group were 36 students. The experimental group was received Health Education Program and Application LINE. The intervention activities comprised of lecture, games, brainstorming, role play, group discussion, etc. Data were collected by questionnaires and analyzed by descriptive statistics such as percentage, mean, standard deviation, and Comparative data were used inferential statistics such as paired sample t-test, independent sample t-test and ANCOVA. The significant was set at p < 0.05 and 95% confidence interval.
The results found that after experiment, the experimental group had mean score of knowledge, threat appraisal (perceived severity and vulnerability), coping appraisal (self-efficacy and response efficacy), and intention to practice for pregnancy prevention higher than before experiment and comparison group significantly (p < 0.05).

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Published
2018-07-12