SITUATION AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ANTIBIOTIC USED OF WORKING AGED GROUP IN MAHASARAKHAM PROVINCE

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คุณากร ปาปะขา วงศา เล้าหศิริวงศ์

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        This cross-sectional research aimed to determine the prevalence and factors associated with antibiotic used of working-aged group in Mahasarakham province. Samplewas 495 people aged 18 to59 years. They were randomly selected using a multistage random sampling on May 1-31, 2017Data were collected using a structured interview. The questionnaire developed by researcher was tested for validity and reliability. Cronbach's alpha coefficient was 0.86. Data were analyzed using both descriptive, and inferential statistics. Multiple logistic regression was applied to determine the association and presented adjusted OR with 95% confidence interval.


          The results indicated that three-month prevalence of antibiotic used was 36.16% (95%CI = 32-40). Most of them reported low level of knowledge on antibiotic used (37.98%), 60.61% reported medium level of health belief on antibiotic. Statistically significant factors associated with antibiotics used  were  being famer (adj.OR = 2.04; 95%CI=1.173.52, pvalue = .011), reporting low to medium level of knowledge on antibiotic (adj.OR=1.70; 95%CI =1.04 2.78, pvalue = .034), reported low to medium of level of  perception on severity of antibiotics (adj.OR = 4.10; 95%CI = 2.54 6.60, pvalue < .001), reporting low to medium levels of perception on barriers  in accessibility to antibiotics (adj.OR = 2.79; 95%CI = 1.39 5.58, pvalue = .004), reporting low to medium levels of perception on susceptibility of antibiotics adverse impacts (adj.OR = 1.70; 95%CI=1.06-2.72, p value =0.027), and reporting  low to medium level of perception on cue of action on antibiotic used (adj. OR = 2.22 times; 95%CI = 1.05 4.69, pvalue = .036).

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ปาปะขาค., & เล้าหศิริวงศ์ว. (2018). SITUATION AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ANTIBIOTIC USED OF WORKING AGED GROUP IN MAHASARAKHAM PROVINCE. Journal of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok, 34(2), 13-22. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/150579
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