Exploring the perspective of health and well-being among orang asli: An evaluation of jakun

Mohd Nur Ruzainy Bin Alwi, Mohamad Ishak Bin Mohamad Ibrahim, Siti Sarah Binti Baharuddin, Shahrul Nizam Bin Salahuddin

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Abstract

This study is focus on health perspectives and its impact on the Orang Asli well-being. Through aboriginal worldview, health can be studied from physical, mental, emotional and spiritual components. Using qualitative study, we aim to understand Orang Asli perspectives of health and its components and the way it impacts their overall well-being. Participants were purposively selected from the largest tribe of Orang Asli in Malaysia. Based on the analysis, all components of health in the predetermined construct are important for them and affect their well-being. Further discussions are made on each construct and components particularly in relation to well-being.

Original languageEnglish
Pages3477-3485
Number of pages9
Volume81
No.11-12
Specialist publicationTest Engineering and Management
Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Alwi, M. N. R. B., Ibrahim, M. I. B. M., Baharuddin, S. S. B., & Salahuddin, S. N. B. (2019). Exploring the perspective of health and well-being among orang asli: An evaluation of jakun. Test Engineering and Management, 81(11-12), 3477-3485.