A comparative study of parent factors between thin and normal pre-school children in Warinchamrap District, Ubonratchathani Province

  • ธมกร เธียรภูริเดช นักศึกษาปริญญาโท คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
  • ผศ.ดร.พรรณรัตน์ แสงเพิ่ม คณะพยาบาลศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
  • รศ.ดร.วนิดา เสนะสุทธิพันธ์ุ
Keywords: Nutrition status, pre-school children, knowledge, beliefs, behavior

Abstract

This descriptive comparative study aimed to compare nutrition knowledge, food beliefs, and food providing behavior between parents of thin and normal pre-school children. Each group comprised of 64 persons. Questionnaires were used to collect data from parents of pre-school children in terms of nutrition knowledge, food beliefs, and food providing behavior. Results indicated that the parents of thin pre-school children had different nutrition knowledge, food beliefs, and food providing behavior from parents of normal pre-school children (z = -4.853, p < .05; z = -4.817,   p < .05;      t = -11.745, p < .05, respectively).

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Published
2019-10-28
How to Cite
เธียรภูริเดชธ., แสงเพิ่มผ., & เสนะสุทธิพันธ์ุร. (2019). A comparative study of parent factors between thin and normal pre-school children in Warinchamrap District, Ubonratchathani Province. Journal of Nursing Science and Health, 42(3), 84-95. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/185241