The relationship of knowledge and motivation with anti tuberculosis drugs compliance in tuberculosis patients

Tintin Sukartini, Tri Retno Widianingrum, Deni Yasmara

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Abstract

Knowledge and motivation of tuberculosis (TB) patients will have an impact on compliance in implementing treatment programs. The purpose of this study was to find out and describe the relationship between knowledge and motivation with compliance in taking anti-tuberculosis drugs. This type of research was cross-sectional. The population in this study were patients with tuberculosis with a total sample of 100. They measured instruments used in the form of questionnaires, interview guides, and TB form 01. Data analysis used univariate and bivariate analysis with chi-square. The results showed that knowledge with medication compliance showed a relationship with (p-value 0.000). Motivation with medication compliance showed a relationship of (pvalue 0.000). It can be concluded that there was a relationship between knowledge and motivation with adherence to taking anti-tuberculosis drugs in TB patients. Nurses need to do health education about TB and provide motivation for TB patients using a therapeutic approach. The next researcher is expected to be able to examine the other factors that influence TB patient's compliance in carrying out treatment programs so that it will increase the number of adherence in drug intake in TB patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)603-606
Number of pages4
JournalSystematic Reviews in Pharmacy
Volume11
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Compliance
  • Knowledge
  • Motivation
  • Tuberculosis

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