Diyabetik Koroner Arter Hastalarında Sağlıklı Yaşam Biçimi Davranışları ve Yaşam Kalitesinin Belirle
Bayrak Özarslan, Betül
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The research has been carried out to identify the life quality and healthy lifestyle behaviours in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease. 156 patients hospitalized in the cardiovascular and cardiological surgical ward of the Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital in Turkey have constituted the sample of this research. The research data have been gathered by using “Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours Scale”, “Short Form 36 (SF-36)” and “Introductory Information Form” which have been developed by the researcher through literature survey. In addition to the descriptive statistics, Mann Whitney U Test, Kruskal Wallis Test, Bonferroni Mann Whitney U Test, Tukey HSD Analysis and Pearson Correlation Coefficient have been used in the evaluation of research data. At the end of the research, average scores concerning Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours and Life Quality in diabetic patients with coronary artery turned out to be low. A positive correlation has generally been marked between the determinants that affect healthy lifestyle behaviours and life quality. A meaningful relationship has been identified between healthy lifestyle behaviours and life quality in patients and their age, gender, education level, marital status, profession, job status, income level, place of living, people living with, being a smoker or non-smoker, history of diabetes, history of hyperglisemic and hypoglisemic attacks and receiving regular check-ups (p<0.05). According to the results obtained from the research, it is suggested that training and consulting programs be prepared for the improvement of lifestyles in diabetic patients with coronary artery and the effectiveness of this training be evaluated, information about the factors affecting life quality in patients and their healthy lifestyle behaviours be reflected to practical processes.