View : 76 Download: 0

Health literacy, diabetic knowledge, and diabetic self-care among foreign diabetic patients at a hospital in South Korea

Title
Health literacy, diabetic knowledge, and diabetic self-care among foreign diabetic patients at a hospital in South Korea
Authors
KohE.A.ParkH.
Ewha Authors
박효정
SCOPUS Author ID
박효정scopus
Issue Date
2015
Journal Title
Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
ISSN
1225-4886JCR Link
Citation
vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 397 - 405
Keywords
Diabetic mellitusHealth literacyImmigrantsKnowledgeSelf-care
Publisher
Korean Society of Adult Nursing
Indexed
SCOPUS; KCI scopus
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate health literacy, diabetic knowledge, and diabetic self-care among foreign diabetic patients at a hospital in South Korea. Methods: Participants was 134 foreign patients diagnosed with diabetes and who understand English. Data were analyzed by SPSS version 20.0. Results: Health literacy significantly differed with HbA1c levels, whereas diabetic knowledge significantly differed with education levels, and time since diagnosed. Diabetic self-care significantly differed with time since the diagnosis. Health literacy significantly differed with diabetic knowledge and diabetic self-care. There was a correlation between health literacy and diabetic knowledge and between diabetic knowledge and diabetic self-care but not between health literacy and diabetic self-care. Conclusion: There are significant results on health literacy, diabetic knowledge and diabetic self-care. Subject with adequate health literacy had high scores on diabetic knowledge and self-care. © 2015 Korean Journal of Adult Nursing.
DOI
10.7475/kjan.2015.27.4.397
Appears in Collections:
간호대학 > 간호학전공 > Journal papers
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Export
RIS (EndNote)
XLS (Excel)
XML


qrcode

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

BROWSE