The Relationship Between Family Support and Patient’s Self Acceptance of the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus Type II at Hospitals in Kupang City.

  • Aemilianus Mau Jurusan Keperawatan Poltekkes Kemenkes Kupang
  • Febtian Cendradevi Nugroho
Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Family Support, Self Acceptance

Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus is a non-communicable chronic disease whose number of sufferers increases every year. Diabetes mellitus, especially for type II, can result in both physical and psychological changes. Psychological changes experienced can be in the form of rejection, anger, anxiety, depression and so on before reaching the stage of self-acceptance. Self-acceptance in patients can help patients adapt to the conditions they experience and reduce the psychological response that occurs. So that it can help improve his health condition. Patients need social support, especially families, in managing diabetes. Objective: This study aimed to analyze the relationship and influence of family support to self-acceptance of Type II Diabetes Mellitus patients at Kupang City Hospital. Method: This study is an observational analytic study with a cross-sectional approach. Respondents involved in the study amounted to 192 people, purposive sampling, data collection using a questionnaire. Descriptive and inferential data analysis using the Spearman rho correlation test at a significant level of 5%. Research Results: Statistical test results p-value = 0,0001 <0,05, and correlation coefficient (r): 0,679 which shows a significant positive relationship family support with self-acceptance of Type II DM patients. The results of adjusted R Square = 0, 451, meaning that the influence of family support for self-acceptance of type II DM patients is 45.10%, the rest is influenced by other factors. Conclusion: There is a very significant positive influence between family support and self-acceptance.

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Mau, A., & Nugroho, F. (2018). The Relationship Between Family Support and Patient’s Self Acceptance of the Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus Type II at Hospitals in Kupang City. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 344-360. Retrieved from http://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/37