Factors related to participation of village health volunteers on dengue hemorrhagic fever prevention and control in Ao luek district, krabi province
The objectives of this cross-sectional descriptive research were to study:
(1) the assess the level of participation in prevention and control of dengue hemorrhagic fever, and (2) to determine predisposing factors, enabling factors, and reinforcing factors related to the participation in prevention and control of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Village Health Volunteers (VHVs) at Ao luek District, Krabi Province. The sample was 270 VHVs selected by Proportional Stratified Random Sampling. The data were collected by using questionnaires. Descriptive statistics, Chi-square test, and Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient were used for data.
The results showed that the overall participation of VHVs at Ao luek District, Krabi Province was good (65.9 %). The variables were significantly correlated with the participation in prevention and control of dengue hemorrhagic fever of VHVs (p-value < 0.05) consisted of predisposing factors; age (r = -0.167), history of dengue hemorrhagic fever patients in family, and Village Health Volunteers’ attitude of dengue hemorrhagic fever (r = 0.281), enabling factors; resources support (r = 0.531), and reinforcing factors; social support (r = 0.867).