The Correlation between Family Support with Quality of Life Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Pademawu PHC

  • Meidikayanti W
  • Wahyuni C
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Abstract

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is type of DM which has suffered by almost 90% people in the world. Type 2 diabetes mellitus require long-term treatment to improve the quality of life. This research aims to analyze the relationship of family support with the quality of life of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Type of research is observational analytic with cross sectional design. The population of the research was patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus who visit the clinic in Pademawu in May-June 2017. The sample is most sufferers DM who perform outpatient Puskesmas in Pademawu May-June 2017. A large sample was 50 respondents which randomly selected or use simple random sampling. The variables examined are the characteristics of respondents (age, gender, level of education, long suffering, complications) and family support. The chi square test results with significance level of 5% (α= 0.05) showed variables which associated with quality of life of type 2 diabetes mellitus significantly is family support (p =0.00) and complications of DM (p = 0.011). The conclusion is the variable family support and complications have significant relationship with the quality of life of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the clinic Pademawu, Pamekasan. The advice is expected for health workers in Clinics Pademawu to further enhance health promotion about the importance of family support programs against sufferers and families to extend the life of sufferers of type 2 diabetes mellitus.Keywords: Type 2 diabetes mellitus, family support, quality of life, non-infection disease

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Meidikayanti, W., & Wahyuni, C. U. (2017). The Correlation between Family Support with Quality of Life Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Pademawu PHC. Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi, 5(2), 253. https://doi.org/10.20473/jbe.v5i22017.253-264

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