Factors Related to Self-Protective Behaviors from Coronavirus 2019 Infection among People in Ja Thing Phra Sub-District, Sathing Phra District, Songkhla Province
Keywords:Predisposing Factors, Enabling Factors, Reinforcing Factors, Self-Protective Behaviors, Coronavirus 2019
This survey research aimed to investigate the level of self-protective behaviors and the factors related to self-protective behaviors from Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) infection among people in Cha Thing Phra Sub-district, Sathing Phra District, Songkhla Province. The samples were people aged 18 years and over. A total of 307 people took a simple random sampling. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistics and multiple logistic regression. The results showed that the samples had a good level of self-protective behaviors from COVID-19 infection (92.18%). Factors associated with self-protective behaviors from coronavirus 2019 infection revealed that the enabling factor; high level of access to health services (ORadj = 2.07, 95%CI: 1.19-3.61), the reinforcing factors; high level of family support (ORadj = 2.47, 95%CI: 1.39-4.40) and high level of being prompted by health professionals, village health volunteers and community leaders (ORadj = 2.25, 95%CI: 1.22-4.13). The findings of this study suggest that healthcare providers should promote self-protective behaviors from the COVID-19 infection focusing on access to health services and social support from family, health professionals, village health volunteers, and community leaders.
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