Dataset on Behaviour in Relation with Plastic Bag Use in Thailand
The dataset is part of the study "Policy Evaluation on Voluntary Free Plastic Bag Ban by Retailers on 1 January 2020: A Step Towards 13 years Roadmap on Plastic Waste Management (2018 - 2030)". Also, their dataset provides basic information about the behavior of using plastic bags for Thai people and foreigners who visit Thailand. It is big data, which consists of 2,962 samplings for the survey. Moreover, the information on behavior related to knowledge and attitudes was developed as follows the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) model to investigate and compare plastic bag consumption behavior among Thai consumers. This dataset consists of three worksheets, including 1) Thai people, 2) Code of interpretation for worksheet 1, and 3) Foreigner. How to use this dataset is simple to use depending on the user's interest in several fields-environmental behaviors, environmental policy, or business.
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The dataset on behavior about using plastic bags was used to study “Policy Evaluation on Voluntary Free Plastic Bag Ban by Retailers on 1 January 2020: A Step Towards 13 years Roadmap on Plastic Waste Management (2018 - 2030)”. Bangkok and Phuket provinces were selected for this study. Moreover, survey and Observation techniques were chosen to collect the data. 2,962 respondents were separated into three groups. 1,008 respondents in Bangkok consist of 803 Thai people and 205 foreigners who visit in Bangkok. 1,370 respondents in Phuket consist of 1,138 Thai people and 232 foreigners who travel to Phuket. 584 respondents for Thai people represent all of the provinces in Thailand. Construct reliabilities were separately assessed by using Cronbach’s alpha coefficient value. The attitude score was equal to 0.836; also, behavior score was 0.810. The SPSS was used to develop correlation and multiple regression to find the difference between the two cities as well as the relationship of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors about plastic bag consumption.
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