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Health Behavior Regarding Liver Flukes among Rural People in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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Health Behavior Regarding Liver Flukes among Rural People in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Painsing, Sirinapa; Sripong, Anan; Vensontia, Orramon; Pengsaa, Prasit; Kompor, Pontip; Kootanavanichapong, Nusorn; Kaewpitoon, Soraya J; Kaewpitoon, Natthawut;
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 Abstract
Opisthorchiasis is a health problem in Thailand particularly in northeast and north regions where have been reported the highest of cholangiocarcinoma. Active surveillance is required, therefore a cross-sectional surveyed was conducted in Nong Bunnak sub-district of Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand. A total of 367 participants were selected by multistage sampling from 5 villages located near natural water resources. Participants completed a predesigned questionnaire containing behavior questions regarding liver fluke disease, covering reliability and validity knowledge (Kuder-Richardon-20)
 Keywords
Health behavior;liver fluke;nong bum mak district;Nakhon Ratchasima;Thailand;
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English
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