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The purposes of this research were 1) to study the level of emotional quotient which consisted of intelligence, goodness, and happiness of Mattayomsuksa 3 students in Muang District, Phitsanulok Province and 2) to study the factors affecting the emotional quotient of Mattayomsuksa 3 students in Muang District, Phitsanulok Province. The research was conducted in a regular semester of Academic Year 2019. The sample was a group of 504 Mattayomsuksa 3 students in Muang District, Phitsanulok Province. They were chosen by using multistage random sampling. The questionnaire regarding the emotional quotient made by Department of Mental Health, Ministry of Public Health was employed. The data were analyzed by using Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient and Stepwise Multiple Regression Analysis.
The findings showed that Mattayomsuksa 3 students in Muang District, Phitsanulok Province had emotional quotient both overall and each aspect (i.e., intelligence (161 score), goodness (150 score), and happiness (135 score)) at a normal level ( =2.94, SD= 0.71). The analysis results regarding the relationship between the factors and the emotional quotient, overall, showed positive relationship with statistical significance (p<0.001) in terms of sex (r=0.009, p<0.001), the number of siblings (r=0.020, p<0.001), grade point average (r=0.042, p<0.001), and consultant (r=0.007, p<0.001). The results of Stepwise Multiple Regression Analysis showed that sex, the number of siblings, grade point average, and consultant had a significant role in predicting the overall emotional quotient of Mattayomsuksa 3 students in Muang District, Phitsanulok Province (R²=0.103). Please enter here to that the relationship between teachers and students should be to strengthen, Moreover, the relevant persons, such as parents, health officials, and colleagues and managers should participate in supporting the teacher to the emotional quotient for children are more nuanced.
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