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Factors Associated with Community Diabetes Foot Self-care in a Rural Area of Middle Taiwan
CHANG HSIU MEI
foot self-care behaviors
In this study, cross-sectional study is to investigate the impact of community diabetic foot self-care behaviors related factors, research tools for the foot self-care knowledge, attitudes, behavior scale. The subjects for in Changhua County, the clinic received diabetes cases, the sample taken from 『Changhua County Health Department Diabetes Case Management System』, the questionnaire using telephone interviews conducted completed a total of 110 people. The results showed that: foot self-care knowledge the average correct response rate was 74.8%, self-care attitude towards positive, self-care behaviors to foot inspection and wear shoes with more deviation, while the foot self-care knowledge, attitudes and behavior were positively correlated. Impact of foot self-care behaviors are predictors of foot self-care knowledge and attitude, the amount of total variance 33.7%. Predictors of foot lesions affect the uneducated and the knowledge to score the lower the risk of occurrence of foot lesions is 7.95 times the sick number of years over 15 years is 7.04-fold, there is a history of hypertension were the 4.23-fold. This study found that: enhance self-care knowledge and attitudes of the foot can improve foot self-care behaviors. Foot lesions in high-risk group for the sick number of years more than 15 years, with history of hypertension, as well as the uneducated and the self-care were lack of knowledge. This high-risk groups should be strengthened self-foot guard according to religion, in order to reduce the occurrence of foot lesions. Keywords: Community diabetes、 foot self-care behaviors
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