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A study on diabetic type 2 prevalence among urban population compared with rural population of Warangal and Adjoining Districts of Telangana

Author : Sireesha T, Asha S, Malathi J, Raghu Ram Reddy A, Mounika A, Mamatha P

A study on diabetic type 2 prevalence among urban population compared with rural population from Warangal and Adjoining Districts of Telangana. The aim of this study was to empirically validate a conceptual framework and elucidate the pathways linking social determinants of health to outcomes in individuals with type 2 diabetes. A cross sectional study was carried out from different places of Telangana region, Study included Approximately 200 adults. The model was estimated using path analysis to determine if socioeconomic (education, employment, income) and psychosocial (fatalism, self-efficacy, depression, diabetes distress, serious psychological distress, social support, and perceived stress) factors would independently predict glycemic control or be associated with mediator/moderators of self-care, access to care, and processes of care. Covariates were gender, age, and race and health literacy. Total of 200 subjects was included in the study 100(n) form urban population and 100(n) rural population. Diabetic prevalence was more prone in urban then rural. This study provides the first validation of a conceptual framework for the relationship between socioeconomic and psychological components of social determinants of health and diabetes outcomes.


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