Factors Related to Health Status among Public Health Staffs in Wiangsa District, Nan Province

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วรรณนิภา สีรัง
ลภัสรดา หนุ่มคำ
ณิชมน รักกะเปา

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This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the factors related to health status among public health staff in Wiangsa district, Nan province by applying ecological models. Data were collected from 186 public health staff in Wiangsa district, Nan province, during March 2019 by using questionnaires. The data were analyzed using the Spearman rank correlation coefficient. The finding of the study revealed that majority of participants were female with mean of ages at 46.54±7.43 years, and were nurses. Most of participants had high level of knowledge, high level of attitude toward health promotion behavior and moderate level of health promotion behaviors. Especially, the dietary behavior was moderate, the exercise behavior was low. The level of interpersonal factors and the level of organizational level were high. The community level was moderate. The health status was risk level with 45.2 %. The factors that were statistically significant associated with health status were age, body mass index, health promotion behaviors, dietary behavior and exercise (p < 0.05). Therefore, health department should raise awareness and values ​​of public health personnel for better health promotion about exercise and eating healthy food, including conduct a program for reducing body mass index among public health personnel.

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วรรณนิภา สีรัง

หลักสูตรการจัดการการสร้างเสริมสุขภาพ คณะสาธารณสุขศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์ ศูนย์ลำปาง ตำบลปงยางคก อำเภอห้างฉัตร จังหวัดลำปาง 52190

ลภัสรดา หนุ่มคำ

คณะสาธารณสุขศาสตร์  มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์ ศูนย์ลำปาง ตำบลปงยางคก อำเภอห้างฉัตร จังหวัดลำปาง 52190

ณิชมน รักกะเปา

คณะสาธารณสุขศาสตร์  มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์ ศูนย์ลำปาง ตำบลปงยางคก อำเภอห้างฉัตร จังหวัดลำปาง 52190

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