Correlation Between Participation Motivation and Social Support Among Employees of a Tranportation Company in Taiwan : Findings of a Workplace Smoking Cessation Program

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304034
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Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Correlation Between Participation Motivation and Social Support Among Employees of a Tranportation Company in Taiwan : Findings of a Workplace Smoking Cessation Program
Author(s):
Yang, Jiun-Jing; Lin, Chien-Chih; Chien, Li-Yin
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Jiun-Jing Yang, MSN, jjy6428@hotmail.com; Chien-Chih Lin, MSN; Li-Yin Chien, ScD;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013

Purpose:

        Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in Taiwan. The purpose of this study was to understand employees’s characteristics in smoking cessation program, participation motivation and social support. 

Methods:

        The study sample consisted of  120 employees from a transportation company in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. This is a cross-sectional and correlational research design. Data collection was done from May 2, 2011 to Sep. 2, 2011. Data were analyzed using SPSS 14.0 statistical software.  

Results:

        The results showed F(1)The mean age of subjects was 47.6 years old. The mean time of the subjects start smoking was 29.2 years. The level of education of the majority is senior high school (86.3%). And most early age smokers start at 15-19 years old(77%).(2)All four parameters of age, marital status, income and physical health correlated positively with participation motivation(r= .52, p< .01).(3)Occupation correlated negatively with participation motivation(r= -.70, p< .001).(4)Negative correlations were among amount of daily smoking, start to smoke at early age(r= -.24, p< .01).(5)A significant, positive relationship was found between social support and the value of the breath carbon monoxide(CO)level of more than 10 ppm.(6)Considering the motivation of joining smoking cessation, there were no significant differences between early age smokers and those who start smoking several years later. (r= .3, p< .01).(7)There were no significant differences between start to smoke at early age and participation motivation.  

Conclusion:

        This study suggest that smoking cessation programs intervention could improve the success of smoking cessation among employees. Participation motivation and social support could improve the success of smoking cessation. Eucation programs to improve knowledge and competencies toward smoking cessation could increase transportation company’s intention to participate. In conclusions, it is hoped that results of this study will provide to build up a friendly workplace environment.

Keywords:
Smoking Cessation Programs; Social Support; Participation Motivation
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCorrelation Between Participation Motivation and Social Support Among Employees of a Tranportation Company in Taiwan : Findings of a Workplace Smoking Cessation Programen_GB
dc.contributor.authorYang, Jiun-Jingen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLin, Chien-Chihen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChien, Li-Yinen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsJiun-Jing Yang, MSN, jjy6428@hotmail.com; Chien-Chih Lin, MSN; Li-Yin Chien, ScD;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304034-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Thursday, July 25, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b> <p>        Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in Taiwan. The purpose of this study was to understand employees’s characteristics in smoking cessation program, participation motivation and social support.  <p><b>Methods: </b> <p>        The study sample consisted of  120 employees from a transportation company in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. This is a cross-sectional and correlational research design. Data collection was done from May 2, 2011 to Sep. 2, 2011. Data were analyzed using SPSS 14.0 statistical software.   <p><b>Results: </b> <p>        The results showed F(1)The mean age of subjects was 47.6 years old. The mean time of the subjects start smoking was 29.2 years. The level of education of the majority is senior high school (86.3%). And most early age smokers start at 15-19 years old(77%).(2)All four parameters of age, marital status, income and physical health correlated positively with participation motivation(<i>r</i>= .52, <i>p</i>< .01).(3)Occupation correlated negatively with participation motivation(<i>r</i>= -.70,<i> p</i>< .001).(4)Negative correlations were among amount of daily smoking, start to smoke at early age(<i>r</i>= -.24, <i>p</i>< .01).(5)A significant, positive relationship was found between social support and the value of the breath carbon monoxide(CO)level of more than 10 ppm.(6)Considering the motivation of joining smoking cessation, there were no significant differences between early age smokers and those who start smoking several years later. (<i>r</i>= .3, <i>p</i>< .01).(7)There were no significant differences between start to smoke at early age and participation motivation.   <p><b>Conclusion: </b> <p>        This study suggest that smoking cessation programs intervention could improve the success of smoking cessation among employees. Participation motivation and social support could improve the success of smoking cessation. Eucation programs to improve knowledge and competencies toward smoking cessation could increase transportation company’s intention to participate. In conclusions, it is hoped that results of this study will provide to build up a friendly workplace environment.en_GB
dc.subjectSmoking Cessation Programsen_GB
dc.subjectSocial Supporten_GB
dc.subjectParticipation Motivationen_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:27:59Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:27:59Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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