RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SELECTED FACTORS AND INTENTION TO PSEUDO ORTHODONTICS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Main Article Content

Butsaya Chaiyawech Noraluk Ua-Kit

Abstract

The purpose of this predictive correlational research was to study the factors of discriminants efficiency intention to Pseudo Orthodontics among adolescents. Forty hundred and fifty secondary school students aged 12-15 years old, were recruited from a simple random sampling in the secondary public school, office of the Basic Commission, Ministry of Education. The instruments used for data collection were the demographic data, the attitude, the subjective norms, the perceived behavioral control and the intention questionnaires. All questionnaires were tested for content validities by five panel of experts, and the reliabilities were .81, .92 and .71, respectively (except the intention questionnaire, that had only one item). The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics, Pearson’s product moment correlation, and Discriminants analysis. The results were revealed: The attitude, the subjective norms, and the perceived behavioral control were significantly discriminants efficiency explained 6 % and predicting corrected about 70.4 % (Canonical correlation = .245, p < .05). The results were used to guide for the school nurses and health team plan to prevent and promote adolescents avoiding from Pseudo Orthodontics; increasing awareness and the impacts of Pseudo Orthodontics.

Keywords

Article Details

How to Cite
Chaiyawech, B., & Ua-Kit, N. (1). RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SELECTED FACTORS AND INTENTION TO PSEUDO ORTHODONTICS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. Kuakarun Journal of Nursing, 18(2). Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/kcn/article/view/4895
Section
Research Articles