Volume 16, Issue 52 (7-2013)                   jha 2013, 16(52): 26-36 | Back to browse issues page

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Saeid pour J, Jafari M, Ghazi Asgar M, Dayani Dardashti H, Teymoorzadeh E. Effect of educational program on quality of life in diabetic patients. jha. 2013; 16 (52) :26-36
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1227-en.html
1- PhD Student in Health Services Administration, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor in Health Services Administration, School of Health Management and Information Sciences,Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- MSc of Health Services Administration, Science Research Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran; Corresponding Author (manage_ghazi@yahoo.com)
4- General Practitioner in Zob Ahan Hospital, Esfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (10116 Views)

Introduction : Among the chronic diseases as a public health problem, diabetes has a major importance as a silent disease . Since the quality of life is generally the primary goal of treatment, self care ing is required. This study was done to assess the effect of the educational program in promoting quality of life of diabetic patients

 Methods: This pseudo research was done on 60 patients suffering from diabetes by easy sampling and random counting in two multitudes of case and control .A medias including standard questionnaires of measuring quality of life which were completed via face to face and The educational program based on patients educational needs was designed. The data was analyzed by using SPSS-17 and Paired t-test.

 Results: In both groups of case and control, among 60 patients which have been under study, 45 women were with average age of 50±3.2: The average change of the quality of life was 65±5.8 in case group and 41±3.5 in control group that showed a statistical meaningful difference (p=0.001).

Conclusion: according to the results this study showed that the educational program was effective in improving quality of life of patients with regard to physical health and self-assessment of their health status.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/12/31 | Accepted: 2013/11/19 | Published: 2013/11/19

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