Determinant Elements That Influencing the Intention of Professionals Group Community in Malaysia Toward Healthcare Endowment Via PLS-SEM Analysis

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Dr. Hazriah Hasan, Dr. Muhammad Ikmalul Iktimam Mahadhir, Dr. Shah Iskandar Fahmie Ramlee, Dr. Sathiswaran Uthamaputhran, Dr. Kiran Kumar Thoti


The increasing of populations and rise in the costs of healthcare services have led to the problem in financing the health services for many developing countries. This study investigates the determinant elements that influencing the intention of professionals group community toward healthcare endowment. The implementation of endowment as social finance instrument in healthcare has been tried over centuries in providing better health access to the society. 260 potential respondents have been selected among the professionals group community in Malaysia, out of that 169 complete result were retained and analysed using partial least squares-structured equation modelling (PLS-SEM). This study reveals that the intention of Malaysian professionals’ group community toward contributing on healthcare endowment is significantly influences by the element of attitude, faith, and subjective norms while element of knowledge did not. Impact of this study will enhance the understanding of existing conceptual literature on the determinants element that influences the intention of professional group community in Malaysia toward healthcare endowment, the elements then can be focused by the endowment’s institutions in dealing with this group of donors to attract their intention toward participating in healthcare endowment programme.


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