Factors Influencing Glycemic Control Behaviors among Patients with Diabetes at Bansuan Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Meuang District, Chonburi Province

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ธาริน สุขอนันต์
ณัฐพร มีสุข
อาภิสรา วงศ์สละ

Abstract

This predictive correlational research aimed to examine the factors influencing glycemic control behaviors among patients with diabetes. Subjects consisted of 133 diabetic patients who visited at Bansuan Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Chonburi Province. The research instrument was an interviewing questionnaire including 3 parts: a demographic data questionnaire, a factors related glycemic control behaviors questionnaire with the reliability in range of .71 - .87, and a glycemic control behaviors questionnaire with the reliability of .84. Data collection were conducted from July to August 2013. Statistics used for data analysis included frequency, percentage, and enter multiple regression analysis.


The results showed that 1) the overall glycemic control behaviors of patients was at a moderate level (48.87%), their good glycemic control behaviors were dietary control, exercise, and stress management (57.89%, 45.11%, and 47.37%, respectively); whereas, their drug using behaviors was at a moderate level (45.86%); and 2) four important factors including knowledge of glycemic control, belief in glycemic control, value of glycemic control, and receiving family and community support can predict the glycemic control behaviors among patients with 47.40% accuracy (r = .688).


This study suggests that health care providers, family member, and the community should encourage diabetic patients’ health behaviors through health education, promoting a belief in glycemic control, and provide ongoing support and value sharing. Moreover, the family and community support should be promoted for successful health behavior modification.

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สุขอนันต์ ธ., มีสุข ณ., & วงศ์สละ อ. (2018). Factors Influencing Glycemic Control Behaviors among Patients with Diabetes at Bansuan Tambon Health Promoting Hospital, Meuang District, Chonburi Province. JOURNAL OF PHRAPOKKLAO NURSING COLLEGE, 27(1), 93–102. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/pnc/article/view/117228
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