A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge Regarding Diabetes Mellitus Among Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Community Health Center, Durg District, (C.G.) with a View to Develop an Instructional Module
Keywords:knowledge, diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus patients, community health center, instructional module
A descriptive research approach was adopted to assess knowledge regarding diabetes mellitus who were selected using non-probability convenient sampling till the point of saturation for qualitative analysis. Qualitative findings suggest a knowledge regarding diabetes mellitus among diabetes mellitus patients. In the present study 60 diabetes mellitus patients evaluated, Table 1 Fig. 1, represent that diabetes mellitus patients majority of them i.e. 41 (68.33%) had average knowledge regarding diabetes mellitus, 11 (18.33%) had poor knowledge, and 8 (13.33%) had good knowledge, Table 2 reveals that there was significant association of knowledge of diabetes mellitus patients regarding diabetes mellitus with socio-demographic variables i.e. age in years as chi square value 9.83 greater than the table value 9.49 at 0.05 level of significance.
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