Factors affecting to truant behaviors of high school students grade 1-3 in Muang District, Udonthani Province
Keywords:truant behavior, high school students, predicting factors
This descriptive research aims to study truancy behavior, Factors related to escape behavior and factors predicting truancy behavior of 315 mathayom suksa 1-3 students in Mueang District, Udonthani Province. Data were collected by using 7 questionnaires. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, percentage, mean and standard deviation. Pearson's Product Moment correlation and multiple correlation coefficients by using Stepwise Multiple Regression Analysis. The results showed that Escape behavior was at a moderate level, 31.1%, with an average age of 13.8 years (¯x = 13.8, SD = 14.5), mostly 60.6% males. Factors related to escape behavior were age, academic performance, and attitude towards learning.The relationship between students and teachers. Parental attention to student learning and the relationship between students and friends (r = 0.20, p> .01; r = 0.26, p> .01; r = 0.45, p> .01; r = 0.45, p> .01; r = 0.39, p> .01; r = 0.36, p> .01) respectively and grades Attitude towards learning and the relationship between students and teachers. Able to jointly predict escape behavior of grade 1-3 students in Mueang District, Udonthani Province were 28.1 percent (R2 = .281) with statistical significance at the level of .05
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