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フルテキストURLA050054000304.pdf ( 752.5KB ) 公開日 2010-04-19
タイトルWhy do diabetic patients use complementary and alternative medicine?
作成者Okita, Kazuhiko
Date, Junko
Tanida, Noritoshi
作成者ヨミオキタ, カズヒコ
ダテ, ジュンコ
タニダ, ノリトシ
作成者別表記沖田, 一彦
伊達, 潤子
谷田, 憲俊
作成者所属山口大学医学部
内容記述(抄録等)The purpose of this study was to investigate the trends for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by diabetic patients and to identify the characteristics of these patients. The subjects included 800 type 2 diabetic outpatients from four hospitals and two clinics. A written questionnaire was conducted, and the valid response rate was 39.6%. Approximately 30% of the patients used CAM at the present or in the past. The most commonly used CAM was health food/drinks and the major aims for using CAM were to lower the blood glucose level and to maintain/improve general health condition. The following psychosocial predictors were identified by a stepwise logistic regression analysis: 1) gender (female) (odds ratio = OR 2.37; 95% confidence interval = 95% CI 1.38-4.09), 2) higher internal health locus of control (OR 1.09; 95% CI 1.01-1.17), 3) ability for self-evaluation of blood glucose level (OR 2.88; 95% CI 1.68-4.95), and 4) emotional distress concerning lack of social support (OR 1.67; 95% CI 1.26-2.21). No biomedical factor was predicted. Therefore, it could be considered that the more patients wrestle with controlling their diabetes the more they try CAM and that this situation causes great emotional distress for them.
本文言語eng
著者キーワードtype 2 diabetes mellitus
complementary and alternative medicine
conventional medicine
predictors
psychosocial factors
主題医学
資料タイプtext
ファイル形式application/pdf
出版者Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
NII資料タイプ紀要論文
学内刊行物(紀要等)The bulletin of the Yamaguchi Medical School
掲載誌名The bulletin of the Yamaguchi Medical School
54
3-4
開始ページ37
終了ページ46
発行日2007
関連情報URL(IsPartOf)http://ds.cc.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp/~bulletin/index.html
著者版/出版社版出版社版
リポジトリIDA050054000304
地域区分山口大学
URIhttp://www.lib.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp/yunoca/handle/A050054000304