Factors Associated with Quality of Life among Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Prolanis

Rapitos Sidiq, Faridah Hanum, John Amos, Widdefrita ., Novelasari .


Background: Diabetes mellitus is a major public health problem is approaching epidemic proportions in the world today, including Indonesia. Various types of government programs in the health sector were launched to overcome them, one of which was prolanis aimed at improving the quality of life of patients.

Objectives: The objective of the study was to determine the factors associated with quality of life among diabetes mellitus patients in prolanis.

Methods: This is a analytical study with a cross sectional study design. The data was collected on May 20 to June 3, 2018 by interviewing using the WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire and secondary data observation conducted on 52 respondents. Multivariate analysis using logistic regression.

Results: The results showed that the patients activeness factor in prolanis was related to their quality of life among diabetes mellitus patients with p-value 0.003 <0.05, with the highest OR Exp (B) value of 0.863 and 95% CI = 0.782-0.9953.

Conclusions: It was concluded that the patients activeness factor in prolanis was related to their quality of life among diabetes mellitus patients in Lambaro Meurasi General Clinic of Ingin Jaya District, Aceh Besar, Aceh Province.


Self-Management, Patients Activeness, Prolanis, Diabetes Mellitus, Quality of life

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