Awareness of Individuals Concerning Main Causes of Diabetes in Kurdistan Region

Ameer Arsalan Hadi, Pary (2022) Awareness of Individuals Concerning Main Causes of Diabetes in Kurdistan Region. International Journal of Health Sciences.

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The number of cases of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) has been exponentially increasing with all types of DM among individuals over the past decades around the world. The awareness of individuals about the main cause of DM is an important factor to prevent the major causes and manage the disease regarding the other health issues and risk factors. A cross-sectional study was conducted by using a questionnaire on 22nd-29th April 2021 among the population of the Kurdistan region. The study was aimed to observe the awareness of the individuals in the region with different age groups, education levels, and gender about the main cause of diabetes and regarding the reversibility of DM, the total number of respondents in the questionnaire was (481) participants and consist of two sections. The first section was consist of 3 questions of socio-demographic questions ( Age, Gender, Education level)  and the second section was composed of the 3 questions ( reversibility of DM, the main cause of DM, and knowing anyone with DM). the responses of the main cause of DM that has been obtained was %45.9 (221) Family history, 11.2%(54) Obesity, 10.8%(52) Sweet, 9.8% (47) followed by other factors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus (DM), Awareness, Reversibility of DM, Family History, Unhealthy Diet.
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QM Human anatomy
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
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Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2022 07:53
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2022 07:53

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