The Patient’s Attitude of Traditional Chinese Medicine in The Public Health Services
This research was aimed to 1) study the perception of health care and demand of traditional Chinese medicine of the patient in the public health services 2) study the people’s attitude of traditional Chinese medicine 3) apply the data for traditional Chinese medicine program in Thailand to generate a new staff sufficiently. The population of this research was from 120 patients who were treated by traditional Chinese medicine in the public health services in SamutSongkhram and surrounding provinces. The data was compiled with using the questionnaire with 3 parts; part 1 – general information, part 2 – attitude of the understanding and satisfaction of traditional Chinese medicine and part 3 – suggestions. The statistics for data analysis were percentage, mean and standard deviation.
As to the research result, the patients who were treated by traditional Chinese medicine in the public health services had knowledge and the understanding of traditional Chinese medicine in the low level, and the satisfaction of traditional Chinese medicine was in the high level.
Keywords - Patient’s Attitude, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Public Health Services