Factors related to perception of secondhand smoking damage of students in private university

  • Jirawoot Kujapun Faculty of Liberal Arts and Science, Roi Et Rajabhat University
  • Jun Norkaew Faculty of Public Health, Vongchavalitkul University
  • Wararat Sungwalee Faculty of Liberal Arts and Science, Roi Et Rajabhat University
  • Wilas Kampangsi Faculty of Public Health, Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University
Keywords: perception, secondhand smoke, student

Abstract

The objectives of the research were to factors that are correlated with perception from danger of secondhand smoke of students in private University, Nakhon Ratchasima province. Data were collected using a questionnaire with total of 182 samples. The factors that correlations to the prevention behaviors were analyzed by using Chi-Square and Fisher exact test. The study found that total sample of 182 students. Knowledge about cigarette, attitude of smoking were higher and perceived hazard of secondhand smoke was good. The study found age, information about smoking and attitude of smoking were correlated with perception from danger of secondhand smoke as statistically significant (p <0.05). The result of this study could be used as a basic data of implementing tobacco control in information about danger of smoking. 

 

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Published
2019-08-26
How to Cite
Kujapun, J., Norkaew, J., Sungwalee, W., & Kampangsi, W. (2019). Factors related to perception of secondhand smoking damage of students in private university. UBRU Journal for Public Health Research, 8(1), 105-109. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ubruphjou/article/view/211528
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES