The Study of Nutrition Knowledge, Consumption Behavior, and Nutritional Status of Kluaynamthai Bangkok Personnel
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This research aimed to study the qualification of Kluaynamthai Hospital’s (KLH) personnel in three aspects; nutrition knowledge, consuming behavior, and nutritional status. The research also studied on the relationship of the three aspects. The Stratified Random Sample method was used. Questionnaires and the 2008 annual check up information were used to gather the data from 236 samples. The data were analyzed by using frequency, percentile, mean, and standard deviation. The analysis of test score was done by a statistical method (Chi-square) with a 0.01-0.05 significant level. The study revealed that 65.68 % of Kluaynamthai Hospital’s personnel had excellent nutrition knowledge and 26.69 %, 6.78%, 0.42% and 0.42% had nutrition knowledge at good, average, meet criteria and under criteria, respectively. The average of 2.91 of the group had good consuming behavior, and the frequency of good consuming behavior at 2.69 or 91.95 % of the group’s consuming behavior was less affected by mass media. 49.58% of the group had normal nutrition status while 35.59% and 14.58 % had over nutrition and below nutritional status respectively. The study of the relationship between the nutrition knowledge and the consuming behavior revealed that there was the significant relationship between the two variables at significant level of 0.05.