Analysis of the health tasks of families with diabetes mellitus (DM)

Nuh Huda, Nursalam, Tintin Sukartini, Muflikhah

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The family is the entry point in providing nursing services in the community, the involvement of all family members is needed in carrying out health tasks as an effort to prevent and treat DM. This aim of the study was to analyse personal and family factors towards family health tasks that have family members with DM patients. The study design used an analytic observational design with a cross sectional approach, a population of 184 DM families, a sample of 67 respondents using cluster random sampling. Analysis was conducted using the Spearman rho test. The results of the research of the patient factors influencing family tasks are age (p = 0.003), gender (p = 0.837), education (p = 0.013), work (p = 0.936), duration of suffering (p = 0.538). Family factors that affect family health tasks are family type (p = 0.137), family development (p = 0.097), income (p = 0.001), knowledge (p = 0.001). The average health assignment is 56.7% less. DM patients and families need to increase their knowledge about DM, complications, prevention, treatment therapy and be able to maximize health facilities in providing continuous care.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2693-2697
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019


  • Dm
  • Family
  • Family health tasks
  • Personal


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