Factors Affecting to Health Promotion Behaviors of Diabetic Patients in Phrae Province

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Chatree Matsee
Civilaiz Wanaratwichit


          The aim of this predictive correlational research was to health promoting behavior and to examine factors predicting health promoting behavior among diabetic patients in Phrae Province. The samples, with multiple stage sampling used to recruit the samples, included 298 patients with type 2 diabetes. Data, collected by using questionnaire, with a reliability of .87, and analyzed by using descriptive statistics and stepwise multiple regression analysis, was found at significant level of.05. The results revealed that diabetic patients had overall of health promoting behavior were at good level, ( = 3.25 SD =.777 ).The studies showed that 7 factors were significantly positive correlation which were The family support was the strongest predictor of health promoting behaviors among diabetic patients (β =.318), followed by health services (β =.221) , self- esteem (β .207), perceived self- efficacy (β=.162), caregiver (β=.113) ,perceived barriers (β =0.109) and having caterer (β =.094) These variables can predict health promoting behaviors among diabetic patients at 53.5 % with the significant level of .05.



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