Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Background: One of the public health challenges in the worldwide is diabetes, and adherence to treatment is crucial. Adherence to treatment can help reduce the complications of the disease. Therefore, this study was performed to evaluate the status of adherence to treatment among patients with type...

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Main Authors: Afsaneh Badrizadeh, Hasan Rezaii Jamaloi, Mostafa Khanzadeh, Saeid Foroughi, Mandana Saki
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Published: Lorestan University of Medical Science 2021-05-01
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spelling doaj-329a058617c041d1bb85500e5178b44d2021-06-07T06:03:22ZfasLorestan University of Medical ScienceYafteh1563-07732021-05-01232110Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 DiabetesAfsaneh Badrizadeh0Hasan Rezaii Jamaloi1Mostafa Khanzadeh2Saeid Foroughi3Mandana Saki4 department of Health Psychology, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran Department of Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Iran Department of Psychology, Feizoleslam Non - Governmental Non - Profit Institute of Higher Education, Khomeinishahr, Isfahan, Iran Department of Nursing, Nursing Faculty of Aligudarz, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Aligudarz, Iran Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran Background: One of the public health challenges in the worldwide is diabetes, and adherence to treatment is crucial. Adherence to treatment can help reduce the complications of the disease. Therefore, this study was performed to evaluate the status of adherence to treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes in Khorramabad. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 392 men and women with type 2 diabetes referred to comprehensive health centers in Khorramabad between May and August 2016 were studied. Demographic questionnaire and Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8) were used to collect data. Version 22 SPSS and descriptive analysis were used to analyze the data. Significance level in the present study was less than 0.05. Descriptive tests, Chi-square, Fisherchr('39')s exact test, and independent t-test were used. Results: The mean age of study participants was 56.03 ± 10.91. 68.9% (270 people) were women and 31/1% (122 people) were men. According to the score obtained from the Morisky questionnaire, a total of 219 patients (55/9%) followed the desired treatment and 173 (44/1%) followed the unfavorable treatment. There was a significant relationship between patientschr('39') adherence to treatment with the variables of gender, marital status, educational status, and their monthly income. No statistically significant between age and employment status with adherence to treatment were observed. Conclusion: Findings of this study showed that adherence to treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes in Khorramabad is in a good level. Health policy makers should strive to ensure that all patients adhere to their treatment process with easy access to services and reduced costs.http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-3155-en.htmltype 2 diabetesadherence to treatmentmorisky scalemedication
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author Afsaneh Badrizadeh
Hasan Rezaii Jamaloi
Mostafa Khanzadeh
Saeid Foroughi
Mandana Saki
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Hasan Rezaii Jamaloi
Mostafa Khanzadeh
Saeid Foroughi
Mandana Saki
Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Yafteh
type 2 diabetes
adherence to treatment
morisky scale
medication
author_facet Afsaneh Badrizadeh
Hasan Rezaii Jamaloi
Mostafa Khanzadeh
Saeid Foroughi
Mandana Saki
author_sort Afsaneh Badrizadeh
title Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
title_short Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
title_full Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
title_fullStr Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
title_full_unstemmed Medication Adherence and its Related Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
title_sort medication adherence and its related factors in patients with type 2 diabetes
publisher Lorestan University of Medical Science
series Yafteh
issn 1563-0773
publishDate 2021-05-01
description Background: One of the public health challenges in the worldwide is diabetes, and adherence to treatment is crucial. Adherence to treatment can help reduce the complications of the disease. Therefore, this study was performed to evaluate the status of adherence to treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes in Khorramabad. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 392 men and women with type 2 diabetes referred to comprehensive health centers in Khorramabad between May and August 2016 were studied. Demographic questionnaire and Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8) were used to collect data. Version 22 SPSS and descriptive analysis were used to analyze the data. Significance level in the present study was less than 0.05. Descriptive tests, Chi-square, Fisherchr('39')s exact test, and independent t-test were used. Results: The mean age of study participants was 56.03 ± 10.91. 68.9% (270 people) were women and 31/1% (122 people) were men. According to the score obtained from the Morisky questionnaire, a total of 219 patients (55/9%) followed the desired treatment and 173 (44/1%) followed the unfavorable treatment. There was a significant relationship between patientschr('39') adherence to treatment with the variables of gender, marital status, educational status, and their monthly income. No statistically significant between age and employment status with adherence to treatment were observed. Conclusion: Findings of this study showed that adherence to treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes in Khorramabad is in a good level. Health policy makers should strive to ensure that all patients adhere to their treatment process with easy access to services and reduced costs.
topic type 2 diabetes
adherence to treatment
morisky scale
medication
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