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This quasi experiment research aimed to demonstrate the effect of the alcohol cartoon on increasing alcohol knowledge and attitude among grade 5 and 6th primary school students in Phayao province in order to prevent alcohol consumption in the future. A quasi-experiment was implemented in two primary schools with 77 students voluntarily participating in the program (intervention, n=36; control, n=41). Assessment was conducted by self-administered questionnaire at baseline and exit point (4 weeks after baseline). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistic, dependent and independent t-test. The findings revealed that there was a positive effect of the alcohol cartoon on the increase of alcohol knowledge after implementing the program (p<.05) in intervention school as well as alcohol knowledge in intervention school was significant higher than control school (p<.05). Alcohol attitude increased after reading cartoon in intervention school; but there was no difference between intervention and control group. Research suggests this alcohol cartoon is appropriated in educating primary school students; however, the content of alcohol attitude in this cartoon should be developed as well as other alcohol attitude activities in school should be promoted in order to prevent alcohol consumption among school students.
บทความและรายงานวิจัยในวารสารพยาบาลกระทรวงสาธารณสุข เป็นความคิดเห็นของ ผู้เขียน มิใช่ของคณะผู้จัดทำ และมิใช่ความรับผิดชอบของสมาคมศิษย์เก่าพยาบาลกระทรวงสาธารณสุข ซึ่งสามารถนำไปอ้างอิงได้
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