Effectiveness of Food Consumption Behavioral Health Promotion Program on Perceived Severity, Perceived Susceptibility, Response Efficacy, Self Efficacy and The Social Support in The Control of Food Intake among Students in Elementary School Grade 4–6 over Nutrition Status

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Anavin Phattharaphakinworakun


This quasi-experimental research aimed to investigate the effectiveness of food consumption behavioral health promotion program on perceived severity, perceived susceptibility, response efficacy, self efficacy, and social support in the control of food intake among students in elementary school grade 4 – 6 over nutrition status , under the Sakon Nakhon primary education service area office 1. The data were collected from 80 students that divided experimental group (40 students) and comparison group (40 students). The experimental group was received health promotion program of food consumption for 8 week. Inferential statistics were used to analyze independent sample t-test compare mean scores of the two groups. significant setting at level 0.05

After experiment, found experimental group had behavior in risk perception of the disease, perception in the results on good response in the control of food intake, social support received information, emotional and resources were significantly higher than comparison group (p<0.05). In addition, the mean difference of weight of experimental group were significant reduced than comparison group at 2.08 kg (p<0.05)

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