Inequality in socio-economic status and the differences in physical activity pattern
ISPAH ePoster Library. Yousomboon C. 10/16/18; 225565; 72
Chutima Yousomboon
Chutima Yousomboon
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Abstract Introduction:<\b>
Thailand is one of LMIC with the large inequalities between the rich and the poor in many ways such as incomes, occupation, and education. This created the difference in lifestyle, living standard, quality of life, including physical activity. This paper aims to examine the effects of differences in geographical residence, economic status, education level, or occupation on physical activity pattern among Thai population.Method: National representative data of 7,602 samples aged 18 to 64 years from Thailand Physical Activity Surveillance System conducted in 2017 by Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation was employed. Results:<\b>
It is found that the overall percentage of sufficiently MVPA among Thai population in 2017 is 72.9%. In the detail, people who lived in rural area (+1%), outside Bangkok (+5%), agricultural sector (+12%), and educated at primary education and lower (+3) would have higher percentage of sufficient MVPA comparing to others. Most of these groups of people are more likely to involve with work-related physical activity than leisure and recreation physical activity (chi-square = 199.334***). Conclusion:<\b>
The results confirmed that the differences in SES among Thai population, particularly occupation, continuously creating inequalities in physical activity opportunity. External funding details This project has been supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Thailand
Abstract Introduction:<\b>
Thailand is one of LMIC with the large inequalities between the rich and the poor in many ways such as incomes, occupation, and education. This created the difference in lifestyle, living standard, quality of life, including physical activity. This paper aims to examine the effects of differences in geographical residence, economic status, education level, or occupation on physical activity pattern among Thai population.Method: National representative data of 7,602 samples aged 18 to 64 years from Thailand Physical Activity Surveillance System conducted in 2017 by Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation was employed. Results:<\b>
It is found that the overall percentage of sufficiently MVPA among Thai population in 2017 is 72.9%. In the detail, people who lived in rural area (+1%), outside Bangkok (+5%), agricultural sector (+12%), and educated at primary education and lower (+3) would have higher percentage of sufficient MVPA comparing to others. Most of these groups of people are more likely to involve with work-related physical activity than leisure and recreation physical activity (chi-square = 199.334***). Conclusion:<\b>
The results confirmed that the differences in SES among Thai population, particularly occupation, continuously creating inequalities in physical activity opportunity. External funding details This project has been supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Thailand
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