Determinants of Patient's Adherence to Hypertension Medications in a Rural Population of Kancheepuram District in Tamil Nadu, South India

@inproceedings{Venkatachalam2015DeterminantsOP,
  title={Determinants of Patient's Adherence to Hypertension Medications in a Rural Population of Kancheepuram District in Tamil Nadu, South India},
  author={Jonathen Venkatachalam and Sherin Billy Abrahm and Zile Singh and P. Stalin and G. R. Sathya},
  booktitle={Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
CONTEXT Non-communicable diseases, no longer a disease of the rich, impose a great threat in the developing nations due to demographic and epidemiological transition. This increasing burden of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors is worrisome. Adherence to hypertension (HT) medication is very important for improving the quality of life and preventing complications of HT. AIM To study the factors determining adherence to HT medication. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A community-based cross… CONTINUE READING
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