Learning Objective 1: The learner will be able to know tailoring interventions to match the community status is important for health education.
Learning Objective 2: The learner will be able to study the relationship between spiritual well-being, seeking treatment behavior in diabetic in one of Asian country
The patients over 20 years of age eligible for the study if they had been diagnoses Type 2 diabetes in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The investigators obtained written informed consent from individual patient and asked them to complete the questionnaire. We used brief questionnaire to assess their socio-cultural status, cure & care behavior which included drink JAMU, how to go to hospital. The data were analyzed by using Kruskal-Wallis test.
Of the 95 individuals completed the questionnaire, the mean (S.D) of age was 58.3 (11.4), 80% of them were Muslim. Our data indicated that income and habitat were determinants of self-management of diabetes. However, additional research examining the psychosocial and functional factors mitigating these attitudes, and the stability of these attitudes, needs to be performed. According to socio-cultural factors, we believe that tailoring interventions to match the community status is important for health education.
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