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Management information system for hajj pilgrim's total wellness

Tariq Idris, Muhammad Iqbal (2017) Management information system for hajj pilgrim's total wellness. PhD thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering.

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Abstract

Hajj is a spiritual journey which require physical and mental preparation since pilgrims need to face hectic activity, extreme temperature and exhaustive environment during Hajj. Recently, there are few instruments and models that relate to wellness however they are too general and not specific for certain event or religious rituals. Besides, existing management system only focuses on treatment and emphasize on physical, physiological and medical history only. Thus, the purpose of this study was to develop instrument, model, prescription and management information system specific for Hajj Pilgrim’s Wellness. Sequential exploratory design were used trough out this research. Eight construct were established from the interview conducted with 5 panel of expert consist of physical activity, physical care, healthy eating, intrapersonal, interpersonal, knowledge, mental toughness and relationship with Creator and creatures. Items for each construct were determine based on past study and need analysis. A survey was conducted to 300 respondents from six mosques in Johor Bahru district. The data gathered were analyzed using Rasch Measurement analysis. The findings showed instrument fit the model in terms of construct validity, item and person reliability, rating scale, dimensional and item fit. Besides, there were significant differences between wellness based on demographic characteristics including age, health status and occupation except gender. Next, a model was developed using average of item logit to determine the contribution factors hierarchy towards wellness level. Then, prescription was developed based on previous research and content validity were gathered from three panel of experts. Finally, a web based system was developed and the usability of the developed system was measured using IsoMetricS questionnaire. Thus, it was recommended that the Ministry of Health and Tabung Haji used and promote awareness among hajj pilgrims by referring to the model in the success of Hajj practices.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Additional Information:Thesis (Doktor Falsafah (Sains Kesihatan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2017; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Abdul Hafidz Haji Omar
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:Biosciences and Medical Engineering
ID Code:79409
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:16 Oct 2018 15:30
Last Modified:16 Oct 2018 15:30

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