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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM)   OCTOBER 2013 , Volume 11 , Number 4; Page(s) 1 To 6.
 
Paper: 

Health-Related Quality Of Life Of Diabetic Patients In Tehran

 
 
Author(s):  Darvishpoor Kakhki Ali*, Abed Saeedi Zilla
 
* DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING, FACULTY OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, SHAHID BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, TEHRAN, IR IRAN
 
Abstract: 
Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important factor for self-management behaviors of diabetic patients. These behaviors have special importance in preventing complications of diabetes.Objectives: This study has been conducted to evaluate HRQoL of diabetic patients referred to Tehran hospitals.Patients and Methods: In this descriptive study patients were selected from diabetes clinics of general hospitals in Tehran. A demographic and disease characteristics questionnaire and short-form of health survey (SF-36) were used for the data collection. The data were analyzed with SPSS software.Results: 140 diabetic patients with average age of 47.3±12.7 years participated in this study. The range of HRQoL scores in different domains varied from 46.2±13 for general health perceptions to 64.1±26.6 for physical functioning. There were significant differences according to age, sex, educational level, type of diabetes, type of treatment, and different HRQoL dimensions.Conclusions: HRQoL of diabetic patients is related to several variables. Considering of variables will be important for improving HRQoL of diabetic patients.
 
Keyword(s): DIABETES, HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH STATUS
 
 
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DARVISHPOOR KAKHKI, A., & ABED SAEEDI, Z. (2013). HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN TEHRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM), 11(4), 1-6. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409986



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DARVISHPOOR KAKHKI ALI, ABED SAEEDI ZILLA. HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN TEHRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM). 2013 [cited 2022July01];11(4):1-6. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409986



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DARVISHPOOR KAKHKI, A., ABED SAEEDI, Z., 2013. HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE OF DIABETIC PATIENTS IN TEHRAN. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM (IJEM), [online] 11(4), pp.1-6. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=409986.



 
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