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Title: Assessment of self-care practice and associated factors among type two adult diabetic patients following at public hospitals in central zone of Tigray, northern Ethiopia, 2017 G.C
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Mrs. Workinesh Daba
Teklewoini Mariye
Keywords: words: self-care practice, predictors of self-care practice, diabetes mellitus.
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Abstract: Background: Worldwide, there are about 415 million peoples living with diabetic’s militias. Self-care practice in type two diabetes is a critical factor to keep the disease under control. Despite the important role of self-care practices in management of diabetes were recognized to be useful and effective in achieving diabetes control and preventing its complication, findings of previous studies in Ethiopia were confirmed that, aspects of self-care practices were more problematic. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the magnitude of self-care practices and associated factors among type two adult diabetes patients at public hospitals in central zone, Tigray, Ethiopia in 2017G.C. Method: Hospital based, cross-sectional study design was conducted from February one to March one in 2017. A total of 284 type two diabetic patients were selected by systematic random sampling method from public hospitals in central zone, Tigray, Ethiopia. The collected data were checked for its completeness manually and then entered and cleaned in to epi data version 3.1 and analyzed using SPSS version 22. Bivariate and Multivariate logistic regression was done to identify factors associated with diabetes self -care practice. The odds ratio with 95% Confidence interval was used to determine the association. A statistical significance was declared at p value<0.05. Result: Among the total 284 respondents there mean age were 52.19 years and about 178 (62.7%) had poor diabetic self-care practice. Middle income [AOR=5. 936 [1.965, 17.936], glucometer at home [AOR=3. 719 [1.700, 8.139], Knowing fasting glucose level [AOR=2. 709 [1.481, 4.957], Attending diabetic education [AOR=2. 487 [2.027, 6.020], Perceived benefit [AOR=2. 422 [1.374, 4.269], perceived barrier [AOR=0. 471 [0.265, 0.394] and Self-employment [AOR=5. 936 [1.965, 17.936] were significantly associated with good self-care practice. Conclusion and recommendation : This study concludes that magnitude of self care practice is suboptimal. Those who had middle income, having glucometer at home, attending diabetic education, knowing fasting glucose level, Attitude to the perceived benefit and barrier were identified as possible determinant factors with good self-care practice.
Description: A research thesis submitted to Addis Abeba University College of health science school of allied health sciences, department of nursing and midwifery for the partial fulfillment of requirement for the degree of Master of Science in adult health nursing
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