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Assessment of Knowledge Attitude, and Practice of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Selected Hospital of Somalia

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Diabetes is a serious, chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin (a hormone that regulates blood sugar, or glucose), or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Diabetes is an important public health problem, one of four priority non-communicable diseases (NCDs) targeted for action by world leaders. Both the number of cases and the prevalence of diabetes have been steadily increasing over the past few decades. Socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of the respondents showed that. Age- majority of the respondent’s age were 33 (25-30%) comprising (33 N=80), 18 (22.5) their age was 30-35, 16 (20.0%) were age 35-40 while 40-45 were 13 (16.2%). Table shows the characteristics of study participants stratified by their gender. The respondent of 49 (61.2%) were males and 31 (38.8%) were females. As see the table above that most of the participants was married while few numbers were windowed and divorced. 15 Were single (18.8%), 58 were Married (72.5%), 3 were widow (3.8%) and 4 were divorced (5.0%). The majority respondents reported to have attained are never go to school education, 53 (66.2%) while of the respondents, secondary education were 8 (10.0%) and also 3 (3.8%) were primary. 12 (15.0%) had Diploma. While 4 (5.0%) was Bachelor degree and above education. The table above shows that majority of the respondents were self employment 33 (41.2%), while the house wife was in second number of respondents were 31 (38.8%) Civil society were 11(13.8) and Health workers also were 5(6.2).

DOI 10.11648/j.sjph.20241201.11
Published in Science Journal of Public Health (Volume 12, Issue 1, February 2024)
Page(s) 1-8
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Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, Diabetes

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  • Department of Public Health, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Department of Public Health, Daffodil International University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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