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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 12, Part E (2020)

A study to assess the lifestyle measures for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Author(s)
Dr. Kalabarathi S, Snega R and Kowsalya T
Abstract
The aim of the study was to assess the lifestyle measures for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. A quantitative approach with descriptive research design was used for the present study. 30 diabetes mellitus patients were selected by using non probability convenience sampling technique. Self structured questionnaire method was used to collect the demographic data and the level of knowledge among primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Among 30 samples, the mean score among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus was 12.73 with standard deviation of 2.05. The minimum score was 10.0 and the maximum score was 18.0. The level of knowledge among primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with 22(73.3%) had good lifestyle measures for primary prevention, 5(16.7%) had average lifestyle measures and 3(10%) had excellent lifestyle measures for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The study concluded that there is significant difference in the level of knowledge among primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Pages: 274-276  |  32 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kalabarathi S, Snega R, Kowsalya T. A study to assess the lifestyle measures for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(12):274-276.
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