Author(s): Nishu Sony, Jasinder Pal Kaur, Virendra Singh Choudhary

Email(s): faridkotdcon6141@gmail.com , jasinderbrar@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00058   

Address: Nishu Sony1, Jasinder Pal Kaur2, Virendra Singh Choudhary3
1Lecturer, Dasmesh College of Nursing, Faridkot, Punjab, India.
2Professor, Dasmesh college of Nursing, Faridkot, Punjab, India.
3Principal, NIMS college of Nursing, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
The study was to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding Diabetes Mellitus among diabetic and non diabetic patients, and compare the knowledge and attitude regarding Diabetes Mellitus among diabetic and non diabetic patients. A Comparative Descriptive research design was used Sample size of 100 diabetic and non diabetic patients (50 in diabetic mellitus and 50 in non diabetic mellitus) were selected through non probability convenient sampling technique. The study was conducted in GGSMCH hospital Faridkot, Punjab. Results: Data was collected through the self structured knowledge questionnaire and attitude scale. Discussion was based on statistical analysis in diabetic majority of diabetic study subjects 43(86%) had average knowledge followed by 4(8%) had poor knowledge and only 3(6%) had good knowledge. In non diabetic patients majority 25(50%) had average knowledge followed by 18(36%) had poor knowledge and only 7(14%) had good knowledge. 42(84%) had fair attitude whereas in diabetic study subjects and in non diabetic study subjects figure presents the 40(80%) poor attitude. The coefficient of correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding diabetes mellitus among diabetic patients is 0.22 and coefficient of correlation between knowledge and attitude regarding diabetes mellitus among non diabetic patients is 0.25.


Cite this article:
Nishu Sony, Jasinder Pal Kaur, Virendra Singh Choudhary. A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Diabetes Mellitus among Diabetic and Non Diabetic Patients attending Medicine Outpatient Department. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):255-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00058

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Nishu Sony, Jasinder Pal Kaur, Virendra Singh Choudhary. A Study to Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Diabetes Mellitus among Diabetic and Non Diabetic Patients attending Medicine Outpatient Department. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):255-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00058   Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-3-16


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