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Research Article

Predictors of Diabetes Self-Management among Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Table 4

Factors predicting the DSM.

VariablesSLRMLR
(95% CI) valueAdj. (95% CI)-stat value

Constant12.02 (6.68, 17.37)
Sociodemographic & treatment option
Age (years) −0.01 (, 0.04)0.614
Gender0.26 (, 1.86)0.744
Marital status (, 0.70)0.399
Years of education0.00 (, 0.18)0.934
Health profile
Duration of DM (, 0.10)0.475
Chronic illness (, 1.33)0.421
Complication (, 0.28)0.092
Others predicting factors
Belief in treatment effectiveness0.47 (0.31, 0.62)0.0000.301 (0.13, 0.47)3.460.001
Family support0.35 (0.22, 0.48)0.0000.198 (0.05, 0.34)2.710.007
Healthcare provider-patient communication0.19 (, 0.38)0.058
Knowledge 0.86 (0.47, 1.26)0.0000.400 (, 0.81)1.920.055
Self-efficacy0.337 (0.14, 0.52)0.0010.210 (0.02, 0.39)2.220.027

Simple linear regression.
Multiple linear regression (); the model reasonably fits well; model assumptions are met: there is no interaction between independent variables and multicollinearity problem.
Crude regression coefficient.
Adjusted regression coefficient.
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