The Effects of Health Promotion Program by Application of Health Belief Model and Group Process for Hemorrhoid Patients of The Out Patients Department Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen Province

Chanidapa Aiemsaard


The objective of this quasi experimental research was to study on the effects of health promotion program by application of health belief model and group process of hemorrhoid patients of the Out Patients Department, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen province.

The samples were 80 patients. These sample had been chosen on criteria and period of treatment until the experimental group and comparison group were 40 persons in each group. the experimental group had received the implementation following the health promotion program, health education by application of health belief model , Group Process ; using media ; video , appointment card, health behavior records, physical examination form and structured questionnaires were used to collect data both before and after the study. Descriptive and inductive statistics were also applied; ie frequency, percentage, mean, and standard deviation, paired t-test and independent t-test at 0.05 level of significantly.

The results can be summarized as follow. After the study the experimental group gained significantly higher mean scores in knowledge and attitude of hemorrhoid disease than the comparison group, gained significantly higher mean scores on perceived susceptibility ( p-value < 0.05 ) perceived serverity ( p-value < 0.05 ) perceived barriers health motivation service and relationship with health officers and health behavior modificative to practice gained significantly higher than the comparison group. (p-value < 0.05 ).

 It was recommended that out patient department should adopted health promotion program for out patients department chronic patients ie colon carcinoma, gastiritis.

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Khon Kaen Medical Journal ISSN : 0125-7501

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