Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34--35

A study of compliance status of diabetes mellitus patients


Nabanita Bhattacharya1, R Biswas2, MK Das3, PS Chatterjee4 
1 Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Burdwan Medical College, Kolkata, India
2 Professor, Preventive & Social Medicine, AIIH & PH, Kolkata, India
3 Associate Professor, Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College, Kolkata, India
4 Professor, Nutrition & Metabolic Diseases, School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata, India

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Nabanita Bhattacharya
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A clinic based descriptive (case series) study was conducted among 106 study subjects with poor glycaemic control in a tertiary care hospital, Kolkata. Poor compliance was observed in 89.62% and 10.38% had good/acceptable compliance. Compliance was better in above 60 years age group, in males, in married and educated persons. Non-compliance factors acted mostly in combination.


How to cite this article:
Bhattacharya N, Biswas R, Das M K, Chatterjee P S. A study of compliance status of diabetes mellitus patients.Indian J Public Health 2005;49:34-35


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Bhattacharya N, Biswas R, Das M K, Chatterjee P S. A study of compliance status of diabetes mellitus patients. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2005 [cited 2020 Apr 9 ];49:34-35
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