The relationship between perception and health behavior for adolescents with over weight

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Paranee Anusonthi

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This descriptive research aimed to study the relationship between perception and health behavior in adolescents with over weight. The data were collected from 205 students. The instrument were the interview of pereeption in obesity and the behavior measurement for food consumption and exercise. The Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient was 0.86. Data analysis was descriptive statistics and correlation measure by using Pearson product moment correlation between perception of obesity and behaviors of junior high school student. Perception of obesity correlates with behaviors of junior high school student at a This descriptive research aimed to study the relationship between perception and health behavior in adolescents with over weight. The data were collected from 205 students. The instrument were the interview of pereeption in obesity and the behavior measurement for food consumption and exercise. The Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient was 0.86. Data analysis was descriptive statistics and correlation measure by using Pearson product moment correlation between perception of obesity and behaviors of junior high school student. Perception of obesity correlates with behaviors of junior high school student at a  statistically significant level p<0.01. 

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Anusonthi, P. (2018). The relationship between perception and health behavior for adolescents with over weight. Journal of Nursing Science and Health, 41(3), 98-107. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/nah/article/view/160809
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