Effectiveness of health education on knowledge on diabetic care among rural adult diabetic patients – a pilot analysis
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Diabetic populations are anticipated to increase from 171 million to 366 million in 2030, with the greatest rates in India, China, and the United States. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder that generates high glucose levels in the blood. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that India has over 70 million diabetics and is on its way to become the world's diabetes capital.Patients had a 7.20 knowledge score on the pretest and an 11.78 knowledge score on the posttest, resulting in a mean difference of 4.58 knowledge score, this is a considerable and statistically significant increase in knowledge. The relationship between the patient's demographic characteristics and their post-test knowledge score..Patients with a high education level and longer disease duration got a higher knowledge score than those with a lower level of education and a shorter duration of illness. The chi square test and Yates corrected chi square test were used to corroborate it.
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