Rongsenlemla, Sabita Thapa, Sadivinuo Mary Chasie, Salew Rathone, Sentimenla I. Jamir, Sinle Khing, Nongozonuo Khape
Ms. Rongsenlemla1, Ms. Sabita Thapa1, Ms. Sadivinuo Mary Chasie1, Ms. Salew Rathone1 Ms. Sentimenla I. Jamir1, Ms. Sinle Khing1, Mrs. Nongozonuo Khape2
1B. Sc Nursing 3rd Year Students, College of Nursing, Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research, Dimapur: Nagaland.
2Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research, Dimapur: Nagaland.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2021
Hypertension is a common condition affecting the people all over the world. Non compliance to the treatment always ended with various complications. Hypertension is very high in Northeast Population and the patients are frequently admitted with complications. It was imperative to determine the factors contributing to non- compliance of Hypertensive patients related to management of the disease. The study design was non experimental – cross sectional research design. The setting was in selected wards and OPDs of Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research, (CIHSR) Dimapur. The population was Hypertensive patients who are on medication for more than three months. Total enumerative sampling was done and the instrument used was self structured questionnaire. An ethical approval was obtained from the Research Committee CON, CIHSR. Data was analysed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The various factors identified related to non compliance are knowledge 18%,lifestyle 38% and easily accessible health care facilities 35% and medication adherence 68%.The findings of the study was associated with selected demographic variables and there was a statistically significant association between health care facilities and rural population in regard to non compliance (P< 0.001).The study reveals that the patients with hypertension need more knowledge and modified lifestyle to manage the disease.Hence, a pamphlet regarding hypertension and management was prepared and kept in the OPD and wards.
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Rongsenlemla, Sabita Thapa, Sadivinuo Mary Chasie, Salew Rathone, Sentimenla I. Jamir, Sinle Khing, Nongozonuo Khape. A Study to assess the factors Contributing to Non compliance of Hypertensive patients. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):258-262. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00062.8
Rongsenlemla, Sabita Thapa, Sadivinuo Mary Chasie, Salew Rathone, Sentimenla I. Jamir, Sinle Khing, Nongozonuo Khape. A Study to assess the factors Contributing to Non compliance of Hypertensive patients. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):258-262. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00062.8 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-22
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