Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Ability to Develop Sustainable Happiness of Military and Police Nursing Students


  • Pol.Lt.Col.Chutima Hakeem Doctoral Candidate, Higher Education, Educational policy, Management and Leadership Skills, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University
  • Atchara Chaiyoopatham Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University
  • Wallapa Devahastin Na Ayudhya Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University


confirmatory factor analysis, sustainable happiness, military and police nursing students


                 This research aimed to analyze the confirmatory factors of the ability to develop sustainable happiness among military and police nursing students. 294 samples were 1st - 4th year military and police nursing students in nursing colleges of the Ministry of Defense and the Royal Thai Police. Data were collected using a questionnaire about the ability of developing sustainable happiness among military and police nursing students in the 2018 academic year. Responses utilized a five-point rating scale and covered 5 factors and 16 indicators with 62 items. The result of the confirmatory factors revealed that the model fit with the empirical data ( =96.503, p = .115, df=81, = 1.191, GFI = .960, AGFI = .934, CFI = .997, SRMR = .034, RMSEA = .025). The ability to develop sustainable happiness among military and police nursing students consists of five factors, including doing good (0.923), resilience (0.918), good thoughts (0.906), good relationships (0.840), and self empowerment (0.736), respectively.


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