DIETARYPRACTICES OF DIABETES MELLITUSPATIENTS TYPE 2 IN RELATION WITH DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES AT PRIVATE AND GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS IN SANAA CITY, YEMEN, 2018Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-10
Authors : Mansour M.A. Ghaleb;
Page : 27-34
Keywords : Dietary Practices Adults Diabetes Patients In Sanaa;
Background: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases in nearly all countries. The most common type is type 2 diabetes.Dietarypractices of diabetes mellitus patients type 2 in relation with demographic variables at private and government hospitals in Sanaa city, Yemen the objective of present study. A hospital-based cross - sectional descriptive study conducted from October 2018 to May 2019, among adultsfrom both gender attended to the selected hospital in Sanaa to receive health service. A prepared questionnaire was used for data collection. Data analyzed by using SPSS softwareversion 20 was used. Descriptive statistics were performed to describe the socio-demographic and dietary practices variables. Data described by frequencies and percentages and presented in tables. Chi square test was used to test differences in dietary practicesin relation with demographic variables. Test considered to be significant p value < 0.05. The sample was formed of 200 adult diabetic patients, more than half (53.5%) were females. Ages of participant ranged between 25 years and 80 years, with a mean of 52 Â± 11 years. Illiterate women represented 62% of total women, while illiterate men represented 13% of total men. Nearly half of participants had poor dietary practices (45.5%) towards diabetes.There was a better score of good & acceptable dietary practices tend to be more in private hospitals.There is a need to strengthen good dietary practices through health education.
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