Health Promoting Lifestyle on Self care Self regulation and Self efficacy of Nursing Students.


  • Voranich Puapairoj School of Nursing Shinawatra University
  • Kittiyaporn Choksawadphinyo School of Nursing Shinawatra University


Health promoting lifestyle, Self care, Self regulation, Self efficacy


           Nursing students should be a health promoting lifestyle model included self care, self regulation and self efficacy. The objective of this research was to study health promoting lifestyle on self care, self regulation and self efficacy of them. The sample were 299 nursing students which was selected by purposive random sampling. The research tool was questionnaire of health promoting lifestyle on self care, self regulation and self efficacy which Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient was 0.79, 0.80 and 0.85 respectively. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics such as frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, and Pearson correlation used to find the relationship. The causal statistics analyzed by using multiple regression analysis.

             The results were as following; the most of nursing students were female 93.6% with average age of 23.4 years. The results of health promotion lifestyle found that self care and self regulation were practiced quite a few, while the level of self efficacy were perceived quite a lot. The least level of three health promoting lifestyle consisted of health examination, problem solving with positive thinking, and exercise. The relationship analysis found that age and level of studied were positive correlation among self care, self regulation and self efficacy. The perception on self efficacy was positive correlation both self care and self regulation with statistically significance at the level of 0.01. The analytical of causal statistics indicated that expenses can predict 20% of self care, age and education predict 16% of self regulation, while education and sex can predict 5% of self efficacy. Therefore, knowledge and motivation should be provided for nursing students to have the appropriately health promoting lifestyle of self care, self regulation and self efficacy, which will develop to become more aware of self efficacy.


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Puapairoj, V. ., & Choksawadphinyo, K. . (2020). Health Promoting Lifestyle on Self care Self regulation and Self efficacy of Nursing Students. Journal of Public Health Nursing, 34(1), 30–47. Retrieved from



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