• ISSN: 2010-3646
    • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Social. Scienc. Humanit.
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IJSSH 2017 Vol.7(2): 72-75 ISSN: 2010-3646
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2017.V7.798

The Pattern of Elderly Health Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand

Poonsup Setsri
Abstract—The research study on the pattern of elderly health tourism in Bangkok. The objective is to study the pattern of elderly health tourism in Bangkok. The comparison between the behavior of the elderly with a medical tourism for the elderly. The researcher collected data using a questionnaire. The samples used in this research is. Elderly people living in the Dusit area. Of 400 people found the majority were female than male. Accounted for 18 percent Aged between 50-55 years, mostly under graduate degree. And most seniors do not have underlying disease. The study Tourism activity patterns that fit elderly were divided into 5 categories, including massage, massage and herbal sauna. Practicing meditation and ascetic. The exercise was to And a selection of healthy eating. The results showed that the Select elderly tourist activities by choosing healthy eating is the first. The hypothesis testing period. Elderly with behavioral health care is different. To choose the form appropriate tourism activities with the elderly. Difference was statistically significant at the .05 level.

Index Terms—The elderly, health tourism, the pattern, senior.

Poonsup Setsri is Tourism industry subject, Faculty of Humanities and Social sciences, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand (e-mail: poonsub.sa@ssru.ac.th, poonsrup22@hotmail.com).


Cite: Poonsup Setsri, "The Pattern of Elderly Health Tourism in Bangkok, Thailand," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 72-75, 2017.

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