Safety Behaviors of Emergency Medical Responder Working in Chonburi

Authors

  • Jodsuntea J, Maharachpong N, Rodjapuy Y

Keywords:

Safety behaviors, Emergency medical responder

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this cross – sectional descriptive research.

Objective: was to study the behavior and the predictive factors in working of Emergency Medical Responder in Chonburi.

Method: The participants were 315 emergency medical responder (EMR) to be selected by multi stage sampling method. The questionnaire was designed to collect data including personal factors, health belief factors, social instrumental support factors, and work behavior of volunteer rescuers. Descriptive Statistics were used to analyze data including frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, pearson product moment correlation coefficient, and multiple linear regression.

Result: The results showed work behavior of EMR occurred at high level and factors influencing work behavior of EMR were as follow: social instrumental support, social emotional support, health belief, perceived severity and perceived benefits which these factors could predict safety behavior at 27.7 percent by writing the following equation: Y = 79.430 + 1.099X11 + 0.429X10 + 0.582X8 + 0.389X7
X11 = Social instrumental support X10 = Emotional support X8 = Perceived benefits X7 = Perceived severity

Conclusion: Moreover, the results indicated that social instrumental support, encouragement from family and colleagues, promotion of perceived benefits, and perceived severity would increase the work safety of EMR.

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Published

01-09-2020

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จิตอารีย์ จอดสันเทียะ วท.ม., นิภา มหารัชพงศ์ Ph.D, ยุวดี รอดจากภัย Dr.P.H. Safety Behaviors of Emergency Medical Responder Working in Chonburi. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2020 Sep. 1 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];45(2):120-6. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JDMS/article/view/245533

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