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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To explore the factors related to quality of life for patients with type 2 diabetes with or without depressive symptoms in China. BACKGROUND In patients with type 2 diabetes with or without depressive symptoms, different factors such as gender, social context or regional setting may affect their quality of life. DESIGN This was a(More)
Objective. This study was to describe RNs' attitude, knowledge, and practice on evidence-based practice (EBP) in traditional Chinese nursing field and to estimate the related sociodemographic and professional factors. Methods. A multiple institutional cross-sectional survey design with self-reported EBP Questionnaire (EBPQ) and self-designed questionnaires(More)
Background. As there might be relevant differences with regard to research utilization in the general hospitals, we aimed to study research utilization among registered nurses working in traditional Chinese medicine hospitals. Methods. A total of 648 registered nurses from 4 tertiary-level hospitals in China were recruited for participation. A modified(More)
  • Y Hao
  • Journal of the Australian Population Association
  • 1998
An examination of dependency among the Chinese elderly in physical, mental, social and economic areas is presented. Data were obtained from the cross-tabulations of the 1992 National Survey on the Old-Age Support System in China. A total of 20,083 respondents aged 60 years and over were included in the study. Findings showed that dependency rates(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of depressive symptoms for patients with type-2 diabetes at the population level in China and explore differences in demographic, socioeconomic, and disease-specific parameters between diabetic patients with and without depression. Self-rating depression scale was used to screen for depressive symptoms in(More)
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