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    Determinants of preventive health behavior and morbidity among the elderly in Bangkok Metropolis 

    Somchai Lakananuruk; Suwanlee Piampiti, advisor (National Institute of Development Administration, 1999)

    The purposes of this study are firstly, to investigate the 1976-1996 morbidity trend of the elderly living in Bangkok Metropolis and to study the essential factors affecting the preventive health behavior of the elderly. The results obtained from the study on the morbidity tendency of the elderly in Bangkok Metropolis, using the data gained from the Report of the Health and Welfare Survey of the National Statistical Office, indicates an increasing rate of morbidity among the elderly living in Bangkok Metropolis (the highest rate rose to 28.0 ...