Perceptions of the Thai family well-Being: A qualitative study.การรับรู้ความอยู่ดีมีสุขของครอบครัวไทย: การวิจัยเชิงคุณภาพ

Authors

  • Darunee Jongudomkarn

Keywords:

perceptions, thai family well-being domains, a qualitative study

Abstract

This qualitative research aimed to study the domains of the family well-being and the characteristics of each domain as perceived by the key informants from different backgrounds according to the study criteria and living in five areas, including Bangkok, Northern, Central, Northeastern, and Southern Thailand. This will contribute to develop a quantitative measure means of Thai Family Well-being as given meaning and perceived by the family member representative participants. By focus group discussions, each area was dived into 2 districts per area based on its economic status, which were a district of higher income and a district of lower income. Two focus groups were conducted in each district. Each focus group was divided according togender (female & male) and age (adolescent, middle & retire age). Data collection (n= 310, 6-10 persons/ group) was conducted between August and November 2016. Content analysis was used for data analysis. Respondents identified nine domains to their family well-being, including family relations, health care, spiritual development, economic, education, security and dependency, community cooperation and safety, sufficient life style, and family function and roles. These results will be used to develop quantitative measures to assess the family well-being in Thailand as its research objectives.

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Published

2017-03-11

How to Cite

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Jongudomkarn D. Perceptions of the Thai family well-Being: A qualitative study.การรับรู้ความอยู่ดีมีสุขของครอบครัวไทย: การวิจัยเชิงคุณภาพ. JNSH [Internet]. 2017 Mar. 11 [cited 2022 Oct. 1];40(1):14-29. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/91726

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