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Tanimura, Chika School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine Researchers DB KAKEN
Majbauddin, Abir International Platform for Dryland Research and Education, Tottori University
Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University
Morita, Tetsuji Tottori western Medical Association Department of Rehabilitation Misasa onsen Hospital
Inoue, Kazuoki Department of Community-based Family Medicine, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine Researchers DB
Otani, Shinji International Platform for Dryland Research and Education, Tottori University Researchers DB KAKEN
Hanaki, Keiichi School of Health Science, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine
quality of life
type 2 diabetes
Background The increased prevalence of chronic diseases is a social issue in developing countries.
Methods To create a conceptual model representing the quality of life of low-income people with type 2 diabetes in the Philippines, 117 low-income adult participants in a public support group were studied, and the Physical Component Summary (PCS) and Mental Component Summary (MCS) scores on quality of life (QOL) were analyzed in terms of their relationships with the following factors: basic attributes, physical factors (glycated hemoglobin level, complications, comorbidities, and symptoms), social factors (support, education, and financial status), and cognitive factors (knowledge, attitude, self-efficacy, and self-management behavior).
Results Based on correlation coefficients among variables and goodness-of-fit test results through a path analysis, 2 models representing causal relationships were created, both of which showed sufficient goodness-of-fit.
Conclusion Glycated hemoglobin levels, knowledge of blood glucose levels, self-efficacy, and self-management behavior (exercise) influenced PCS scores, while age, glycated hemoglobin levels, neuropathy, knowledge of insulin, self-efficacy, and self-management behavior (exercise) influenced MCS scores. The influence of self-efficacy was prominent in both cases, providing an important insight for healthcare professionals to develop effective support methods.
Tottori University Medical Press
Yonago Acta Medica
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Yonago Acta Medica
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Yonago Acta Medica. 2019, 62(1), 53-61
Faculty of Medicine/Graduate School of Medical Sciences/University Hospital