An Evaluation on the Health Promotion Behavior of Hypertension Patients Receiving Treatment at Langkhao Subdistrict Health Promoting Hospital, Muaklek District, Saraburi Province

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Pornpan Saminpanya
Ampaiwan Toomsan
Supatcharee Makornkan
Poomarin Intachai
Saowanee Tantipoonwinai,
Vipavadee Pongchuen


This study gathered general information regarding health promotion behavior from the population of hypertension patients who received treatment at Langkhao Subdistrict Health Promoting Hospital, Saraburi province. A survey with questions in ten areas of behavior was given to the 69 hypertension patients at the hospital. The respondents indicated a very good conformity in two areas and the remaining eight areas showed good conformity to positive health promotion behavior. According to the results of this study, there is indication that the Langkhao Subdistrict Health Promoting Hospital is providing adequate health promotion behavior initiative for hypertension patients and they should continue with regular health promotion initiatives including training programs, brochures and establishing exercise groups within the community.


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