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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2015, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 29-38 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between empowerment with dimensions of quality of life and some related factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Shahroud city, 2013
Mahdi Sadeghi , Hossein Ebrahimi *, Milad Bazghaleh
Associate Professor Shahroud University of Medical Sciences , h_ebrahimi43@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: Change the traditional approach to empowerment in education and care in diabetic patients is by creating a proper ground for improvement self-care and health status in patients with diabetes. The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between empowerment with dimensions of quality of life and some related factors in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: This descriptive-analytic study was performed on 156 patients with type2 diabetes in Shahroud town in 2013.The relationship between empowerment with dimensions of quality of life and some related factors was evaluated using demographic information form, empowerment Questionnaire(DES-28), diabetes patients-specific quality of life questionnaire. Results: The overall mean of empowering score in patients was 82/56±16/84. There was a significant and positive correlation between empowerment and all dimensions of quality of life (P=<05). There was a significant negative correlation between empowerment with age of patients (P=0.01, r=0.54). Moreover, a significant difference in the patients' empowerment according to sex (P=0.04), marital status (P<0.001), lifestyle (P<0.001), education (P<0.001), income (P=0.02) was observed. Conclusion: According to the results this study, Patients with more empowerment had higher levels of quality of life in all dimensions. Also, the patients' empowerment was correlated with some demographic data. It seems nurses can help by identifying effective factors on empowerment and inclusion of training programs based on empowerment in clinical environment r to achieve higher levels of their quality of life.
Keywords: Diabetes type 2, Quality of life, Empowerment, Self-management
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/07/30 | Accepted: 2014/12/19 | Published: 2015/01/5
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Sadeghi M, Ebrahimi H, Bazghaleh M. Relationship between empowerment with dimensions of quality of life and some related factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Shahroud city, 2013. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2015; 3 (4) :29-38
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