PRECEDE Framework Analysis of the Factors Influencing Life Management of Youth Females, Teen Moms, and Their Families

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Phitsanu Aphisamacharayothin

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The research aims to study the factors influencing life management of youth females, teen moms, and their families by using PRECEDE Framework. The data were collected by using questionnaires with 500 samples and analyzed by using statistics of mean, S.D., Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. The results found that the samples had life management at a high level. As for the predisposing factors, health care knowledge was indicated at a moderate level, while attitude towards life, adaptive ability, and self-values perception were found at high levels. Regarding the enabling factors, welfares accessibility was found at a moderate level while resources accessibility was at a high level. In terms of their reinforcing factors, social support from family and peer was stated at high levels, while that from community and health care profession was at moderate levels, had a positive relation to life management at .01 significant level, with the 48.60 percent of effective prediction.

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