The relationship between perception and health behavior for adolescents with over weight

Authors

  • Paranee Anusonthi

Keywords:

perception, health, behavior, exercise, adolescents, over weight

Abstract

This descriptive research aimed to study the relationship between perception and health behavior in adolescents with over weight. The data were collected from 205 students. The instrument were the interview of pereeption in obesity and the behavior measurement for food consumption and exercise. The Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient was 0.86. Data analysis was descriptive statistics and correlation measure by using Pearson product moment correlation between perception of obesity and behaviors of junior high school student. Perception of obesity correlates with behaviors of junior high school student at a This descriptive research aimed to study the relationship between perception and health behavior in adolescents with over weight. The data were collected from 205 students. The instrument were the interview of pereeption in obesity and the behavior measurement for food consumption and exercise. The Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient was 0.86. Data analysis was descriptive statistics and correlation measure by using Pearson product moment correlation between perception of obesity and behaviors of junior high school student. Perception of obesity correlates with behaviors of junior high school student at a  statistically significant level p<0.01. 

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Published

2018-10-18

How to Cite

1.
Anusonthi P. The relationship between perception and health behavior for adolescents with over weight. JNSH [Internet]. 2018 Oct. 18 [cited 2022 Aug. 9];41(3):98-107. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/160809