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January 2021 Vol. 9 No.1

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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 9(1) pp. 102-111, January, 2021 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4477425


Original Research Article

Assess Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Diabetes among Diabetic People in Community, Lahore Pakistan

 
 
 

Arooj Younis1*, Muhammad Afzal2, Muhammad Hussain3, Adnan Younis4, Safa Ikram5, Shahmeen Shahbaz6

 

1BS Nursing, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.
2Associate Professor, Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.
3Assistant Professor, Lahore School of Nursing, the University of Lahore, PO box 54000., Lahore, Pakistan
4Administrator in Christian Hospital Sahiwal
5BS Nursing, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.
6BS Nursing, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, PO box 54000, Lahore, Pakistan.

*Corresponding Author Email: edwardcheeni@gmail.com

Received: 02 January 2021  I  Accepted: 24 January 2021  I  Published: 29 January 2021  I  Article ID: MRJMMS-21-008
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This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

 

Abstract

 

The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices of diabetic people regarding diabetes in the community. The design of this study was quantitative descriptive cross sectional to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of diabetic people regarding diabetes in the community. The study was held in the community of Lahore for 6 months. In this analysis, a quantitative descriptive cross-sectional design was used. The diabetic people had a sample size of 150. The purpose of this study is to examine the awareness, attitude and experience of diabetic people about diabetes. SPSS version 21 analyzed the results, mean and standard deviation was used to assess diabetic people' awareness attitude and practices on diabetes. The overall experience of the diabetic people was positive and the attitude of the mean was less than experience and of practice is negative. A conducted study helped to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding diabetes among diabetic people in the community of Lahore. The major aim of the study was that it helped to intend and execute or implement the evidence-based interventions in order to achieve betterment in managing diabetes. The results of the study showed positive knowledge among diabetic people regarding diabetes in the community. They showed some positive attitudes regarding treatment and prevention of diabetes but still there is deficiency in their preventive measures and treatments. Therefore, educational programs or health education must be held in hospitals, health care settings of the community in order to provide a large access of knowledge related to diabetes prevention and treatment.

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