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Table 1 Relationship between the level of non-adherence to self-care practices & medication Vs health related quality of life (N = 500)

From: Non-adherence to self-care practices & medication and health related quality of life among patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

HR-QoL Non-adherence to
  BG monitoring (%) Diet (%) Foot care (%) Exercise (%) Smoking (%) Taking OHA (%) Taking insulin (%)
Mobility
No problem 50.8 45.1 42.1 34.5 50 47 43.8
Problem 49.2 54.9 57.9 65.5 50 53 56.3
X 2/p 0.172/0.711 4.284/0.041 8.48/0.004 23.004/0.0001 0.349/0.752 0.02/0.91 0.029/1.000
Self-care
No problem 73.5 71 63 57.7 87.5 65 62.5
Problem 26.5 29 37 42.3 12.5 35 37.5
X 2/p 0.426/0.538 0.784/0.419 14.66/0.0001 24.71/0.0001 0.267/0.695 2.06/0.16 0.814/0.404
Usual activities
No problem 55.1 50 45.8 37.5 75 49 31.3
Problem 44.9 50 54.2 62.5 25 51 68.8
X 2/p 0.881/0.355 1.58/0.228 6.57/0.011 22.52/0.0001 2.252/0.199 0.26/0.65 4.14/0.05
Pain/discomfort
No problem 29.2 22.3 24.1 19.6 31.3 24 21.9
Problem 70.8 77.7 75.9 80.4 68.8 76 78.1
X 2/p 0.587/0.467 0.049/0.885 1.87/0.188 7.29/0.008 0.02/1.000 0.67/0.44 0.285/0.664
Anxiety/depression
No problem 25.4 21.9 28.7 17.9 18.8 23 15.6
Problem 74.6 78.1 71.3 82.1 81.3 77 84.4
X 2/p 0.150/0.753 0.443/0.566 1.03/0.35 9.5/0.002 0.29/0.719 0.54/0.52 3.42/0.08
  1. Results were expressed as %; Fisher’s exact test was conducted when cells have expected count < 5; *p ≤ 0.05 was used as the limit for significance.