Survey Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017
Health Promotion Behavior among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus ? A Cross Sectional Survey
Abstract: A Cross sectional survey was conducted to assess the health promotion behavior of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study was conducted in selected government hospitals of Udupi district, Karnataka. Health promotion behavior (HPB) was measured by a questionnaire on Health promotion behavior for type 2 diabetes developed by the researcher. Data was collected after obtaining informed consent. HPB was categorized as poor, average and good. Majority (63 %) of the patients had average HPB in dietary adherence, whereas most (43 %) of them had good HPB in exercise and majority (66 %) of them had good adherence to drug regimen. Majority (61 %) had average adherence to overall HPB.
Keywords: Health Promotion Behavior, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,
Pages: 510 - 512
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Mariamma V George, Dr. Jayarani Premkumar, "Health Promotion Behavior among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus ? A Cross Sectional Survey", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20178644, Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017, 510 - 512, #ijsrnet
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