Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/6805
Title: Health-related quality of life among Palestinians with diabetes
Authors: Asmar, Imad 
Dreidi, Mu'taz 
Jaghama, Maram K. 
Tawil, Khloud 
Keywords: Diabetes - Social aspects - Palestine;Quality of life - Palestine
Issue Date: Oct-2021
Publisher: SB Communications Group
Journal: Journal of Diabetes Nursing 
Abstract: This cross-sectional study assessed the levels and impact of diabetes on quality of life (QoL) among people with type 2 diabetes, and compared QoL between male and female participants. A convenience sample of 200 people was recruited from diabetes clinics in Palestine. The Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQoL) questionnaire was used to assess overall and domain-specific QoL. The results showed, despite having a lower HbA1c, women had lower (more negative) ADDQoL scores than men. There were significant differences between men and women across QoL domains when controlling for diabetes duration, BMI and HbA1c.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/6805
ISSN: 13681109
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