Thai Women Role for Promoting Public Health in Northeastern Region of Thailand

Wichid Pumchan

Abstract


The research was qualitative approaches. The research design for qualitative research was In-Dept Interview with Ethnographic research technique of 10 Thai women who live at Mekong River bank in Ubon Ratchani Province, the Northeastern region of Thailand. The content from qualitative research was analyzed to construct the questionnaire for quantitative research. Factor analysis was used for determination the component factors. The objectives of this research were 1) o study Thai woman role related to promote public health in Northeastern region of Thailand and 2) to analyze content of Thai woman role to construct items for factor analysis to identify the component of Thai woman role related to promote public health in Northeastern region of Thailand. There were 6 components were constructed from 60 items. The 6 components were Thai woman role in self-health care, Thai woman role in household health promotion Thai woman role in community health promotion, woman role in public health promotion for woman and child, woman role in public health promotion for elderly people, and woman role in public health prevention for risk behaviour.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n3p457


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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