Journal of Health Research

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Volume 31, Number 6, November-December, 2017
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
  • A View on Routine to Research (R2R)
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    Author : Samlee Plianbangchang
    Keyword (s) : -
    Abstract | Full Text [ 15 Hits ]
  • Evaluation of Physical, Chemical, and Biological Parameters in Pekapuran Banjarmasin Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP), Indonesia
  • Background: Waste water is water that contain hazardous materials that can endanger human life, other living beings, and environments. This research aims to analyze the differences before and after the treatment of waste water using physical parameters (temperature and Total Solid Suspense (TSS)), c...
    Author : Husaini, Muhammad Khairiyandi Rosyadi, Nita Pujianti, Ratna Setyaningrum, Fauzie Rahman
    Keyword (s) : Waste water; Physical parameters; Chemical parameters; Biological parameters
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Chemical Fertilizer Use and Acute Health Effects among Chili Farmers in Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand
  • Background: Chemical fertilizer use has increased globally over the past decades in agricultural countries such as Thailand. Currently, there is limited information regarding health effects related to chemical fertilizer exposure in Thailand. This study aimed to describe patterns of fertilizer use a...
    Author : Thitirat Nganchamung, Mark G. Robson, Wattasit Siriwong
    Keyword (s) : Chemical fertilizers; Chili farmers; Health effects; Occupational exposure
    Abstract | Full Text [ 17 Hits ]
  • Association between Occupational Chemical Exposure and Acute Health Symptoms among Bangkok Vector Control Operators, Thailand
  • Backgrounds: Vector control operators (VCOs) play an important role in controlling vector-borne disease. However, they face occupational risks due to use of pesticides and exposure to chemicals. The purpose of this study was to assess the occupational risks faced by VCOs as a result of exposure to c...
    Author : Paitoon Ngammuk, Kitikul Sarnsuwan, Thanach Pojpisuthipong, Robert S. Chapman
    Keyword (s) : Occupational chemical exposure; Acute health symptoms; Vector control operators
    Abstract | Full Text [ 9 Hits ]
  • Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior toward Premarital Sex among Adolescents in Indonesia
  • Background: Currently in Indonesia, premarital sex is one of the reproductive health issues that has been rising. More importantly, the number of adolescents who engage in premarital sexual intercourse is initiated at a younger age and has increased significantly. Little is known about the attitudes...
    Author : Issara Siramaneerat, Farid Agushybana, Arga Nugraha, Sarinthorn Mungkhamanee
    Keyword (s) : Premarital sex; Adolescent health; Adolescents, Indonesia
    Abstract | Full Text [ 25 Hits ]
  • Evaluation of One Year Workplace Oral Health Promotion Program in Factories
  • Background: The prevalence of oral diseases among Thai adults is constantly high. Oral health promotion programs rarely target adult groups. This study implemented a one year oral health promotion program in workplaces with the aim of improving knowledge, behaviors and the state of oral health in ad...
    Author : Haruthai Sukcharoenkosol, Thongchai Vachirarojpisan, Sudaduang Krisdapong
    Keyword (s) : Workplace environment; Health education; Oral health; Oral health promotion
    Abstract | Full Text [ 26 Hits ]
  • Factors Associated with Premature Sexual Activity among Early Adolescents in Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand
  • Background: Premature sexual activity among early adolescents can be linked to sexually transmitted disease and premature pregnancy. This study aimed to determine the factors associated with premature sexual activity in early adolescents in Muang district, Ubon Ratchathani province, Thailand. Metho...
    Author : Chuthamat Baokhumkong, Songkramchai Leetongdee, Juthasiri Rohitrattana, Siriluk Jaichuang
    Keyword (s) : Premature sexual activity; Early adolescence; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 21 Hits ]
  • Factors Influencing Motorcycle Accidents among Hill Tribe Youths in Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Background: Motorcycle accidents are one of the significant causes of death in Thailand. Every year, approximately 20,000 people are killed in road traffic accidents. The hill tribe youths are one of the vulnerable populations. This study aimed to investigate the factors associated with motorcycle a...
    Author : Tawatchai Apidechkul, Onn Laingoen, Sirinan Suwannaporn, Ratipark Tamornpark
    Keyword (s) : Motorcycle accidents; Hill tribe youths; Severe road accidents; Road safety; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 33 Hits ]
  • Validation of the Thai Version of the 14- Item Oral Health Impact Profile (Thai OHIP-14) amongst the General Thai Adult Population in a Community Setting
  • Background: Oral health related quality of life has been widely used to evaluate oral health outcomes over the past two decades. The Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP) has been mostly used to measure the impact of oral disorders or problems regarding daily function and ability. However, the original ...
    Author : Orawan Nammontri
    Keyword (s) : Oral Health Impact Profile; Oral health related quality of life; Reliability; Validity
    Abstract | Full Text [ 19 Hits ]
 
SHORT REPORT
  • Complementary Practices of Herbalists in the Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Background: The aim of the present study was to assess the general knowledge and practice of local herbalists regarding the use of medicinal plants for the treatment of various ailments. Methods: The study utilized a pre-structured questionnaire to collect data. The sample consisted of 41 well-know...
    Author : Tariq A. Alalwan, Qaher A. Mandeel, Abdul Ameer A. Al-Laith, Jameel A. Alkhuzai
    Keyword (s) : Bahrain herbalists; Folk medicine; Medicinal plants
    Abstract | Full Text [ 38 Hits ]