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The most common languages spoken by Thai are Thai and English. They can also speak a wide variety of other languages.

Medical Care/Medical Barriers/Medical Beliefs:

About 10% of Thai don’t have healthcare. Some barriers Thai experience are; language, spiritual, and cultural barriers. Thai believe that their practices in the Thai tradition will keep them with good health. They often try their best to eat healthy foods, including fruits and vegetables. They also keep up with massage therapies to keep up their general health.

Social Hierarchy:

In a Thai family household, they try their best to begin a family as soon as possible. They also try to move out on their own, but may need to live with their parents. The father is usually dominant over the rest of the household, but it doesn’t stop the mother from being in charge also. The female in the household are typically in charge of the cooking and cleaning.


Some Thai has adapted the processed food cycle, but still make an effort to cook traditional Thai foods. Majority of Thai dishes include rice, soups, and side dishes. Some of the popular traditional Thai dishes are; Pad Thai, Khao Pad, and Tom Yum Goong.

Life Expectancy:

The average life expectancy of Thai is 73.7 years old.


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