Health Related Quality of Life among Omani Men and Women with Type 2 Diabetes

Melba Sheila D'Souza, Ramesh Venkatesaperumal, Susan D. Ruppert, Subrahmanya Nairy Karkada, Devakirubai Jacob

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to explore predictors of health related quality of life (HRQoL) among men and women with type 2 diabetes. This cross-sectional descriptive study consisted of a random sample of 300 adults with type 2 diabetes in a selected public hospital. Euro-QoL and Revised Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities scales were used to collect data between January and June 2010. Schooling and ability to manage positively were highly significant predictors of quality of life (QoL) among women as compared to men. Age, prevention of activities of daily living and knowledge/management of diabetes were significant predictors of Health state among women as compared to men. Findings demonstrate that 30.6% (versus 35.7%) of the variance in the total QoL and 14% (versus 23%) of the variance in health state could be explained by personal and clinical characteristics among women and men, respectively. The study underlines the importance for nurse educators to assess HRQoL among men and women and to develop effective self-care management strategies based on personal and clinical characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8293579
JournalJournal of Diabetes Research
Volume2016
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Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Quality of Life
Self Care
Knowledge Management
Public Hospitals
Health
Activities of Daily Living
Cross-Sectional Studies
Nurses

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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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Health Related Quality of Life among Omani Men and Women with Type 2 Diabetes. / D'Souza, Melba Sheila; Venkatesaperumal, Ramesh; Ruppert, Susan D.; Karkada, Subrahmanya Nairy; Jacob, Devakirubai.

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D'Souza, Melba Sheila ; Venkatesaperumal, Ramesh ; Ruppert, Susan D. ; Karkada, Subrahmanya Nairy ; Jacob, Devakirubai. / Health Related Quality of Life among Omani Men and Women with Type 2 Diabetes. In: Journal of Diabetes Research. 2016 ; Vol. 2016.
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