Psychosocial Factors Related to the COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors of Undergraduate Students

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Naksit Sakdapat

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This study is a comparative study by using the interactionism model. It aims to identify significant indicators and indicator quantity of situational factors and psychological states related to COVID-19 prevention behaviors. The study’s sampling group is 612 undergraduate students who study in year 3 and higher levels, selected by a multi-stage sampling. The study found that online information receiving is positively and significantly related to COVID-19 prevention behaviors (r = 0.638, p<.01) The multiple regression analysis found that psychological traits, situations, and situational factors can predict COVID-19 prevention behaviors of the sampling group for 71.70%; the best predictor is online information receiving. The high-risk group is a group of female undergraduate students, a group of undergraduate students who has a low grade, and a group of undergraduate students who study in Humanities, Sociology and Business Management. The study suggests preventive measure development to support COVID-19 prevention behaviors for public health related organizations and the foundation for health-related research in the future.

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Sakdapat น. (2021). Psychosocial Factors Related to the COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors of Undergraduate Students. Warasan Phuettikammasat, 27(2), 39–62. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/BSRI/article/view/248262
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