QUALITY COMPARISON OF NATURAL CUSHIONING MATERIALS OF STUCCO PLANT POTS IN RATCHABURI PROVINCE
Abstract— This research will allow us to study personal factors and the buying behavior of potted plants. and compare the quality of materials that cannot be obtained from consumers of plant pots Flowerpot shop, Ratchaburi. The samples used in this study were 50 customers of the shop, determined the sample size according to the method of Taro Yamane Probabilistic random sampling method by way of selection Simple Random Sampling. Collected data from a population sample while using the service from a pottery shop. Ratchaburi Province The lottery is to write the name or number of the population on each lottery. Put it in a container and shake it to mix. and pick up one by one for the required number. Collect data using a questionnaire. Check the quality of the tools for accuracy and coverage of the research content. by 3 experts to check the index of concordance between the question and the research objectives (IOC), considering all items, the question is greater than 0.5, it is considered that the question is valid. (Rovinelli and Hambleton,1977) From finding the index of consistency (IOC), the index of consistency (IOC) between 0.66 - 1.00 passed the criterion and then used to create the actual questionnaire. The statistics used were frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation and chi square.
The results showed that Customers are satisfied with water hyacinth cushioning materials at a high level. with an average value of 4.15 and a standard deviation of 0.31, followed by cushioning material from coconut coir. Satisfaction was at a high level. with an average value of 3.73 and a standard deviation of 0.40, followed by cushioning materials from banana cladding. Satisfaction was at a high level. with a mean of 3.65 and a standard deviation of 0.51. It was found that the sig. value of water lily was 0.256, which was greater than 0.05, indicating that the level of satisfaction in the quality of cushioning materials for all 5 types depending on sex therefore accepted H0, that is, consumers with different sexes. There was no difference in the quality of all 5 types of natural cushioning materials.