Work Motivation of Village Health Volunteers in Suphanburi Province

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จรูญลักษณ์ ป้องเจริญ ยุคนธ์ เมืองช้าง

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This descriptive research explored the level of work motivation, relationships and its effects on work motivation of village health volunteers in Suphanburi province.  The sample was selected by the multi-stage sampling technique for a total of 348 according to Crazy and Morgan Table.  A 40-item questionnaire was used to collect data related to personal, motivation, hygiene and work motivation factors of village health volunteers. The reliability was .91. Data analysis was performed using descriptive statistics, Pearson’s correlation coefficient, and stepwise multiple regression.


       The results showed high level of work motivation among village health volunteers (gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.47, SD=.45). Significant factors positively correlated with work motivation at p<.01 included wages (r=.69), career advancement (r=.64), being treated with respect (r=.62), work relationships(r=.60) and work environment (r=.55). Stepwise multiple regression analysis showed that 58% of the variation in work motivation of the village health workers was related to wages, career advancement, and treatment with respect. These findings suggest the importance of continuously promoting wages, career advancement, and treat with respect of village health volunteers, as these factors significantly affect work motivation. The benefits will result in an improvement in the delivery of health care for people by village health volunteers. and prevention of computer syndrome among computer users in both public and private sectors.

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ป้องเจริญจ, เมืองช้างย. Work Motivation of Village Health Volunteers in Suphanburi Province. Nursing Journal of The Ministry of Public Health [Internet]. 30Apr.2019 [cited 25Jun.2019];29(1):60-. Available from: https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/187178
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