People's Participation in Preventing and Solving the Narcotic Drug Problems in Taweewattana District Area, Bangkok Metropolis
Kanyanat Fai-kam, Yatima Nuchdang, Yupawarat Kentekro and Prayuth Chusorn*
Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
- *Corresponding Author:
- Prayuth Chusorn
Faculty of Education Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: July 20, 2015; Accepted Date: July 30, 2015; Published Date: August 10, 2015
Citation: Fai-kam K, Nuchdang Y, Kentekro Y, Chusorn P (2015) People’s Participation in Preventing and Solving the Narcotic Drug Problems in Taweewattana District Area, Bangkok Metropolis. Int J Econ Manag Sci 4:278 . doi:10.4172/21626359.1000278
Copyright: © 2015 Fai-kam K, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The purpose of the research was to study people’s participation in preventing and solving drug problems in Taweewattana district area Bangkok Metropolis. The sample of this study consisted of 395 volunteers, leaders and the ordinary people in Taweewattana district area Bangkok Metropolis and classified by sex, age, status, education and income. The study instruments were a set of questionnaires. Statistics used to analyze the data were percentage, mean ( ), and standard deviation (S.D). The data analysis has revealed the following facts: Holistically, the people’s participation in the prevention and revolution of the drug problems was found to be at a medium level ( = 3.07) Separately, the people’s participation in descending order by degree was as follows : setting a good example to the family members as to refraining from drug abuse ( =4.26), serve punishment to those getting involved in drug abuse ( =4.10), participation in guarding against drug abuse in the worst place of Thaweewattana District area In terms of personal backgrounds, it was found that the people with the following characteristics took part in the prevention and resolution of drug abuse to a greater extent : males aged 31-40 years, married people, a bachelor’s degree holders public employees and state enterprise employees and people having a monthly income more than 15,000 baht.