Journal of Health Research: Volume 33 Issue 2 , Open Access


Table of contents

Vulnerability to domestic physical violence among married women in Indonesia

I Gusti Ngurah Edi Putra, Putu Erma Pradnyani, Ni Wayan Putri Larassita Parwangsa

Due to the gender norms in Indonesia, married women are vulnerable to domestic violence perpetrated by their husband. With a paucity of studies on this issue, the purpose…

Redesign of a continuous passive motion machine for total knee replacement therapy

Somkiat Tangjitsitcharoen, Haruetai Lohasiriwat

After knee replacement surgery, rehabilitation is needed to recover to normal levels of mobility. A continuous passive motion (CPM) machine is usually introduced at this…

Sleep quality among industrial workers: related factors and impact

Wanpen Songkham, Jirawan Deeluea, Benjamas Suksatit, Jindarat Chaiard

The purpose of this paper is to explore the prevalence and determinants of poor sleep quality among industrial workers in Thailand. Additionally, the authors assess the…

Women’s experiences and acceptability of medical termination of pregnancy: Results of an introductory study in Thailand

Kittipong Saejeng, Unnop Jaisamrarn, Wanapa Naravage

The purpose of this paper is to understand women’s experiences, acceptability and outcomes of using the medical termination of pregnancy (MTP). The study is conducted at…

Conditions of caring for the elderly and family caregiver stress in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Decha Tamdee, Patrapan Tamdee, Chieko Greiner, Waraporn Boonchiang, Nahoko Okamoto, Tokiko Isowa

The family caregivers play an important role in the good quality of life for the elderly, but most of them can easily have an emotional and psychological effect on…

Exposure of chlorpyrifos in toddlers living in an agricultural area in Sakon Nakhon province, North-East Thailand

Satinee Siriwat, Juthasiri Rohitrattana, Thitirat Nganchamung, Parichat Ong-artborirak, Mark Robson, Wattasit Siriwong

Children living in agricultural areas are exposed to pesticides in their living areas and through activities of daily living. These exposures may lead to adverse health…

Effectiveness of modified health belief model-based intervention to reduce body mass index for age in overweight junior high school students in Thailand

Waraporn Khumros, Arnond Vorayingyong, Siriluck Suppapitiporn, Thanapoom Rattananupong, Vitool Lohsoonthorn

The purpose of this paper is to determine the effectiveness of a modified HBM-based intervention to reduce body mass index (BMI) for age in overweight junior high school students.

Pesticide use and environmental contamination a study in Khao Koh District, Phetchabun Province, Thailand

Piraya Aungudornpukdee

The purpose of this paper is to explore environmental contamination from pesticide use in a Khao Kho Sub-district, Khao Kho District in Phetchabun Province, Thailand.