Hospital-based KAP study on Diabetes in Bijapur, Karnataka

  title={Hospital-based KAP study on Diabetes in Bijapur, Karnataka},
  author={C K Priyanka Raj and M. M. Angadi},
  journal={Indian Journal of Medical Specialities},
  • C. RajM. Angadi
  • Published 22 September 2010
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Medical Specialities
Background: India harbours the largest number of diabetic patients in the world. [] Key Method Results: Mean age was 56.64 ± 11.38 years, 67% were males. 15.35% of respondents had poor, 59.9% average and 24.8% had good knowledge. Majority (60-90%) of the respondents had positive attitudes. 36.4% of the respondents were taking extra care in case they were injured and 40.7% were exercising regularly. Conclusions: Though good number of respondents had positive knowledge and attitude regarding diabetes, the same…

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