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Title: Quality of life among Thai workers in textile dyeing factories
Authors: Wirin Kittipichai
Rattanaporn Arsa
Ann Jirapongsuwan
Chatchawal Singhakant
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-May-2015
Citation: Global journal of health science. Vol.7, No.3 (2015), 274-282
Abstract: The purpose of a cross-sectional study was to investigate factors influencing the quality of life among Thai workers in textile dyeing factories. Samples included 205 Thai workers from five textile dyeing factories located in the suburban area of Bangkok in Thailand. Data were collected with a self-administered questionnaire. Scales of the questionnaire had reliability coefficients ranging from 0.70-0.91. The results revealed that the overall quality of life among workers was most likely between good and moderate levels, and the percentage-mean score was 74.77. The seven factors associated with the overall quality of life were co-worker relationships, safety at work in the dimension of accident prevention, job characteristics, supervisory relationships, welfares, marital status, and physical environment. Furthermore, co-worker relationships, accident prevention, and marital status were three considerable predictors accounted for 23% of the variance in the overall quality of life among workers in textile dyeing factories.
ISSN: 19169736
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2011-2015

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