Information-Seeking Behavior and Its Associated Factors Among Patients with Diabetes in a Resource-Limited Country: A Cross-Sectional Study


Mengiste M., Ahmed M. H. , Bogale A., Yilma T.

DIABETES METABOLIC SYNDROME AND OBESITY-TARGETS AND THERAPY, vol.14, pp.2155-2166, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/dmso.s289905
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES METABOLIC SYNDROME AND OBESITY-TARGETS AND THERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2155-2166
  • Keywords: diabetes mellitus, information, information seeking, information-seeking behavior, Ethiopia, HEALTH INFORMATION, LITERACY, ADULTS

Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. The burden of diabetes mellitus is increasing rapidly in developing countries, including Ethiopia. Diabetes information seeking is essential for patients with diabetes to better manage and control their diabetes. However, information seeking about disease prevention and treatment is low in developing countries.