Experiences of Caregivers in Prevention of Acute Respiratory Infection in Preschool Children

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Yunee Pongjaturawit
Photjanart Sarapat
Nujjaree Chaimongkol


The aim of this descriptive qualitative study was to describe caregivers' experiences of preventing acute respiratory infections in preschool children. Participants were randomly selected and included 19 caregivers of children attending a child development center in Muang district, Chon Buri province. Data were collected using an in-depth interview. Data were collected using in-depth interview. The content analysis method was used to analyze the data. Data were collected using an in-depth interview. The content analysis method was used to analyze the data. The findings regarding caregivers' perceptions of the prevention of acute respiratory infections in preschool children can be divided into four themes: 1) the definition of acute respiratory infection in children, 2) the causes of acute respiratory infection, 3) the effects of acute respiratory infection, and 4) the prevention of acute respiratory infection in children. These findings increase understanding about experiences of caregivers in prevention of acute respiratory infection in preschool-age children. These could be used as baseline data for planning an effective intervention to promote caregivers taking care for children with acute respiratory infection.


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Pongjaturawit ย, Sarapat พ, Chaimongkol น. Experiences of Caregivers in Prevention of Acute Respiratory Infection in Preschool Children. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 30 [cited 2022 May 19];31(3):96-109. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/255644


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