THE RELATED FACTORS TO ELDERLY FALL HUAROE SUBDISTRICT AMPHOE MUEANG, PHITSANULOK PROVINCE

  • อรรถพล - รอดแก้ว Department of  Health Education and Health Promotion Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University, Phitsanulok, 65000
  • อรษา ภูเจริญ
  • จิตศิริน ก้อนคง
  • รัตนวดี ทองบัวบาน
Keywords: Factors Associated, Falling, Elderly

Abstract

This descriptive research was designed to study the rate of elderly fall and the related factors on elderly fall in Huaroe subdistrict, Mueang district, Phitsanulok province. The samples consisted of 340 elderly people aged 60 years old and over. The research tools included   the elderly informative questionnaire. The descriptive statistics were analyzed by percentage, mean and standard deviation. The data were analyzed by inferential statistics by chi-square test. The study indicated that elderly fall rate in Huaroe subdistrict, Mueang district, Phitsanulok province were 295 cases of elderly fall at 86.8%. The factors related to falling elderly people in Huaroe subdistrict, Mueang district, Phitsanulok province composed of six factors  including gender, age, underlying disease, drug use, walker aid, and obstructions with the statistically significant at p-value < 0.05.

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Published
2018-08-30
How to Cite
รอดแก้วอ.-, ภูเจริญอ., ก้อนคงจ., & ทองบัวบานร. (2018). THE RELATED FACTORS TO ELDERLY FALL HUAROE SUBDISTRICT AMPHOE MUEANG, PHITSANULOK PROVINCE. SRU ournal of cience and echnology, 3(2), 46-54. etrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Scipsru/article/view/132831
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Research Articles