Anxiety about people's impact and adaptation under the COVID-19 epidemic situation in the area of Ranong Province.

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Kanokkul Phetuthai
Pongsak Noparat


This research article the objective of this study was to study the anxiety, impact, and adaptation to the COVID-19 epidemic among people in Ranong province. Both quantitative and qualitative model research were used, with the research instrument being a questionnaire/interview form. In addition to visiting the area for in-depth interviews with the sample groups who are important informants in Ranong province, the samples were chosen by drawing lots from three large, middle, and small districts, namely: large districts, Kapur District, Kraburi, medium-sized districts, and small districts. is Suk Samran District, totaling 400 households. The data was analyzed using a statistical value, which was expressed as a percentage. The results showed that: 1) the effects on the economy were that the samples had lower incomes; 2) the health aspects resulted in an increase in infection prevention and health care for the members of the household; 3) for society and environmental issues, joint activities of 4) Information technology makes access to the most news sources such as television and newspapers difficult. 5) Education means students have to study online at a higher level. The anxiety of people suggested that there were five aspects which were: 3) On economic issues, the majority of the anxiety is sometimes about being laid off/unemployed; on health issues, anxiety is the most common risk of COVID-19; on social and environmental issues, sometimes anxiety when having to go out to attend community events such as funerals, ordinations, and weddings; 4) on information technology, anxiety is most often about being overly informed of COVID-19; and 5) on education issues, sometimes anxiety feels hectic or tired in preparation or during the course.



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Phetuthai, K. ., & Noparat, P. (2022). Anxiety about people’s impact and adaptation under the COVID-19 epidemic situation in the area of Ranong Province. Journal of Social Development and Management Strategy, 24(2), 16–47. Retrieved from
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