CORRELATION OF UNCERTAINTY IN ILLNESS AND SELF-CARE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS

  • Ghina Apriyanda Salsabila 3Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Bhakti Kencana, Bandung
  • Raden Siti Jundiah 3Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Bhakti Kencana, Bandung
  • Nur Intan Hayati Husnul Khotimah 3Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Bhakti Kencana, Bandung

Abstract

Background: Diabetes is a non-communicable disease (NCD) and requires adherence to self-care to maintain health and prevent the disease from worsening. Several factors affect self-care in diabetic patients, including uncertainty in illness. Uncertainty is a major source of stress in patients with chronic diseases and also reduces patient compliance with self-care behavior. This study aims to determine the correlation between uncertainty in illness and self-care in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at the Internal Medicine Polyclinic, Bandung City Hospital. Methods: This study aims to determine the correlation between uncertainty in illness and self-care in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at the Internal Medicine Polyclinic, Bandung City Hospital. Result: This research results show a high level of uncertainty of 56.63%, a self-care level is good and a poor of 50%, p-value = 0.033 (α<0.05). Conclusion: There is a relationship between uncertainty in illness and self-care in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at the Internal Medicine Polyclinic at the Bandung City Hospital. This study recommends health workers improve self-care for patients with management uncertainty for type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.

Published
2022-11-05
How to Cite
SALSABILA, Ghina Apriyanda; JUNDIAH, Raden Siti; HAYATI HUSNUL KHOTIMAH, Nur Intan. CORRELATION OF UNCERTAINTY IN ILLNESS AND SELF-CARE IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS. UNEJ e-Proceeding, [S.l.], p. 49-59, nov. 2022. Available at: <https://jurnal.unej.ac.id/index.php/prosiding/article/view/34828>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2023.