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This quasi-experimental study with a two-group pre-posttest design aimed to examine effects of the computer game program “Kid...Think” towards attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control, and intention to not express sexual risk behaviors (SRBs) of deaf students in highschools. Convenience sampling was used to select the sample from the school for only deaf people in two central regions and then was divided into 34 students for the experimental group and 35 students for the control group. The experimental group received regular teaching via the computer game “Kid…Think” program and participated in activities according to activities planned, while the control group received regular teaching. Data were collected at the pretest and posttest six weeks apart.The questionnaires were used to collect personal information, attitudes towards SRBs, subjectivenorm, perceived ability in self-control for SRBs, and intention to not express SRBs. Data were analyzed using the Mann-Whitney U statistic, Wilcoxon Signed-rank test, Independent t-test, and
Paired t-test. The results of the research indicated that the experimental group had higher scores on attitude towards SRBs, subjective norms, and intention to not express SRBs than did the control group significantly, but the scores on perceived behavioral control towards SRBs between groups were not different. Also, the experimental group had the higher scores on attitude towards SRBs, subjectivenorms, and intention to not express SRBs, after receiving the program than those before receiving the program significantly. The results of this study showed that the computer game “Kid…Think” program can be used for teaching deaf students in adjusting attitudes and subjective norms, as well as promoting perceived ability in self-control and intention to not express SRBs, thereby appropriate manners.
Keywords: Deaf students, Attitudes, Subjective norms, Perceived behavioral control, Intention to
not express sexual risk behaviors
บทความ ข้อมูล เนื้อหา รูปภาพ ฯลฯ ที่ได้รับการตีพิมพ์ในรามาธิบดีพยาบาลสาร ถือเป็นลิขสิทธิ์ของวารสาร หากบุคคลหรือหน่วยงานใดต้องการนำทั้งหมดหรือส่วนหนึ่งส่วนใดไปเผยแพร่หรือเพื่อกระทำการใด ใด จะต้องได้รับอนุญาตเป็นลายลักษณ์อักษรจากรามาธิบดีพยาบาลสารก่อนเท่านั้น
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