Factors Affecting Sleep Behavior Modifications of District Physicians in Bangkok

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Nichanita Thawaroj


The purpose of this research was to 1) study the factors affecting the change in sleep behavior among physicians in Bangkok. 2) Study the change in sleep behavior of physicians in Bangkok; and 3) study the relationship between environmental factors, lifestyle factors, mental health factors, and changing sleep behavior among physicians in Bangkok. The sample group was physicians working in public and private hospitals in Bangkok, 400 cases. The research tool was a questionnaire. Statistics used in data analysis were frequency, percentage, mean, and Pearson's correlation coefficient. The results showed that 1) environmental, lifestyle, and mental health factors were high overall. 2) According to the change in sleep behavior, most doctors have not used sleeping pills (whether ordered by doctors or bought their own) in the past month to aid their sleep. Around 82.50% of them took about 30 minutes to fall asleep after going to bed. About 66.80% of doctors felt that their sleep was somewhat problematic in the past month. Moreover, 66.80% of doctors reported feeling sleepy while driving, eating, or attending parties 1-3 times a week in the past month. Additionally, 66.00% of doctors reported feeling the same in the past month. 3) For the result of the relationship between environmental factors, lifestyle factors, mental health factors, and changes in the sleeping behavior of doctors in Bangkok, it was found that gender, age, length of service, lifestyle factors (X2), and mental health factors (X3) were related to the sleeping behavior of doctors in Bangkok with statistical significance at the 0.01 level.

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Thawaroj, N. (2024). Factors Affecting Sleep Behavior Modifications of District Physicians in Bangkok. Rajapark Journal, 18(57), 335–349. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/266250
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