Study to Assess the Practice Regarding Diabetes Self-Care Activities in Adults
Keywords:Diabetes, Adults, Rural, Urban
The disease burden related to diabetes is high and rising in every country, fueled by the global rise in the prevalence of obesity and unhealthy lifestyles. The latest estimates show a global prevalence 382 million people with diabetes in 2013, expected to rise to 592 million by 2035. Research approach- quantitative approach was used with 100 sample. Convenient sampling technique was used. A structured questionnaire was prepared to assess the practice regarding diabetes self- care activities in adults. It was found that about 60% (30) of adults had moderate practice, whereas 30% (15) of adults had adequate practice and 10% (5) of adults had inadequate practice regarding diabetes self-care activities in urban areas. It was found that about 50% (25) of adults had moderate practice, whereas 30% (15) of adults had inadequate practice and 20% (10) of adults had adequate practice regarding diabetes self-care activities in rural areas.
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