FACTOR AFFECTING THE HAPPINESS LEVEL OF THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICERS IN THAILAND
Keywords:Happiness level, the Ministry of Public Health, Officer, Quality of life at work
This research is a study of the happiness level of the Ministry of Public Health officers in Thailand. The main objective of this study is to analyze the effect of important factors on the happiness level of officers. The target population is the Ministry of Public Health officers and data on their happiness level was collected by the Strategy and Planning division. Moreover, the “Happinometer” was used to determine a happiness level for the population. The sample size of the study was 11,844 persons. Furthermore, quality of work life was considered as a moderating factor. Hierarchical regression was applied to determine the effect of the factors in the model. It was found that personal factor and the household economic factor affected the happiness level of officer (p<0.001), and the quality of life at work, which was the moderating factor, also affected the level of happiness of officer (p<0.001).
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