FACTORS RELATED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OF WORKING AGE PEOPLE IN MAPTAPHUT MUNICIPALITY IN RAYONG PROVINCE

Authors

  • Montien Thongnopakul Nursing Science Community Nurse Practitioner, Faculty of Nursing, Burapha University
  • Yuwadee Leelukkanavera Division of Community Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Burapha University
  • Suwanna Junprasert Division of Community Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Burapha University

Keywords:

Factors related, Physical activity, Working age people

Abstract

Physical inactivity is identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality. This analytic cross-sectional study purposed to describe the physical activity (PA) and the relationships of factors with PA of working age people. The research framework was based on Pender’s Health Promotion Model. A random sample of 260 working age people was obtained through a probability proportionate to size sampling. The instruments were the questionnaires which consisted of the demographic data, the PA, the perceived benefits, perceived barriers, perceived self-efficacy, interpersonal influence and situational influence with the PA. The descriptive statistics and the logistic regression analysis were used to test the association between the independent variables and the sufficient physical activity.

The findings of the study revealed that 53.10% of the working age people had sufficient physical activity, 64.49% of those was sufficient activity from work, 32.61% from recreational activities and 3.62% from travel to and from places. Physical activity was statistically significant relationship to job description and perceived benefits of physical activity. The result shown that high exertion worker had a chance of sufficient physical activity 8.50 times that of inactivity people (OR = 8.50, 95% CI = 2.60-27.81), and people with high perceived benefits had a chance of sufficient physical activity 1.88 times compare with the low perceived people (OR = 1.88, 95% CI = 1.13 - 3.14).

The results of this study suggest that Health personnel should by assess physical activity and suitable promote physical activity for each working age people follow by giving information about the benefits of physical activity.

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Published

2019-04-01

How to Cite

Thongnopakul, M., Leelukkanavera, Y., & Junprasert, S. (2019). FACTORS RELATED TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OF WORKING AGE PEOPLE IN MAPTAPHUT MUNICIPALITY IN RAYONG PROVINCE. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 33(1), 73–91. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/phn/article/view/241760

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