The Information System for Reporting Density of Alcohol Stores Surrounding Educational Institutions in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand

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พวงรัตน์ จินพล
มานิตา เจือบุญ

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             This research aimed (1) to explore the density of alcohol stores surrounding educational institutions in Nakhon Si Thammarat within 2 kilometers of the school, (2) to develop the geographic information system to analyze the density of those alcohol stores, and (3) to evaluate the effectiveness and user perception of the system then improve to meet the needs of users. Two groups of the samples were (1) alcohol stores surrounding 36 educational institutions in Nakhon Si Thammarat within 2 kilometers of the school, and (2) by purposive sampling, 6 persons involved in the arrangement of alcohol distribution zones near schools and 108 general users were collected. The surveys, interviews and questionnair were used for data collected. The system has been developed using web-based technology. Google Map was applied as a tool to collect the spatial information. The percentages (%), the nearest neighbor index (NNI), and the density of the alcohol stores were used to describe the results. In the results, 449 alcohol stores were collected and distributed in the fourth pattern (-1.65 < Z score < -0.55). Start from 1,000 meters, the distance collecting data would reduce the alcohol stores density in lower rank. The research revealed that the system development using web-based technology and integrated information visualization to present as spatial data, charts, and dimension tables was satisfied from users. The overall average for user satisfaction with the system was at a high level
(gif.latex?\bar{x}=4.12, S.D.=0.482). The finding indicated that the integrated information visualization system was satisfied by the users and could be used to improve decision making for monitoring the alcohol stores surrounding school and the new one.

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จินพลพ., & เจือบุญม. (2019). The Information System for Reporting Density of Alcohol Stores Surrounding Educational Institutions in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 12(1), 103-114. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal_sct/article/view/150950
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พวงรัตน์ จินพล, Information Technology and Educational Media Center, Southern College of Technology

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