EFFECTS OF HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM ON HEALTH PROMOTING BEHAVIORS IN PRIMIGRAVIDA TEEN

Authors

  • Kasama Nakkrasae Science (Public Health) Program in Public Health Nursing Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • Punyarat Lapvongwattana Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University
  • Nutkamol Chansatitporn Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University

Keywords:

Primigravida teen, Health promotion program, Health promoting behaviors

Abstract

Teen pregnancy is unwanted unplanned pregnancy. As a result, teen had the bad health promotion behaviors. This quasi-experimental study was to evaluate the effects of health promotion program on health promoting behaviors in primigravida teen. A total of 62 subjects were purposive sampling. Data collected by questionnaires: perceived benefits, perceived barriers, perceived self-efficacy, commitment to do behavior, and health promoting behaviors (α=.70 .84 .73 .76 .70) before the intervention, after the intervention and a 4 weeks follow up. Presented by percentage, mean scores, standard deviation, independent t-test and Repeated Measures ANOVA.

The results showed that, the mean scores of perceived benefits, perceived self-efficacy, a commitment to do behavior, and health promoting behaviors were higher than before the intervention (p-value<.05), but it did not differ from the comparison group (p-value>.05). The mean scores of perceived barriers was less than before the intervention and the comparison group (p-value<.05). At a 4 follow up, the mean scores of perceived benefits, perceived self-efficacy, a commitment to do behavior, and health promoting behaviors were higher than before the intervention and the comparison group (p-value<.05), and the mean scores of perceived barriers was less than before the intervention and the comparison group (p-value<.05).

It was suggested should be bringing closed and trust family members in the intervention to reinforce the primigravida teen to do health behaviors.

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Published

2019-04-01

How to Cite

Nakkrasae, K., Lapvongwattana, P., & Chansatitporn, N. (2019). EFFECTS OF HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM ON HEALTH PROMOTING BEHAVIORS IN PRIMIGRAVIDA TEEN. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 33(1), 40–54. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/phn/article/view/241756

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