Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Causative factors affecting family violence in children and youth

Author(s): Tongrak Jitbantao, Jamaree Prasunin

According to the United Nations, Thailand consistently ranks among the top 10 causes of violence against women in the world, with one-third being psychological violence. The number of groups that have come forward to reveal stories of violence and cry for help is very few, only 17 percent of the total. Therefore, this research aims to study the causal factors of Family Violence in Children and Youth in Chiang Rai Province. The sample was 400 children and youth in Chiang Rai Province aged 15-25 years, by Multistage Random Sampling. The tool used to collect this data was a causal factor questionnaire Family Violence in Children and Youth in Chiang Rai Province, which had a confidence value of 0.97. The statistic used to analyze the data was the regression coefficient test. The results showed that the causal factors affecting the Family Violence in Children and Youth were statistically significantly related at the .01 level, namely; Physical severity has a maximum standard weight of 0.27, followed by verbal violence with a standard significance weight of 0.19, and social violence had the lowest standard weight of 0.15 respectively.

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