Mahadeva Rao US, San San Oo, Nurul Liana Sabrin, Norsyahira Syazwana Mohd Razali, Khairunnisa Khalid, Nurul Farihah Mohamed Nadzari, Thant Zin
Mahadeva Rao US1, San San Oo1, Nurul Liana Sabrin2, Norsyahira Syazwana Mohd Razali2, Khairunnisa Khalid2, Nurul Farihah Mohamed Nadzari2, Thant Zin1*
1Medical Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia.
2Students of Basic Elective Project - MBBS Degree, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2017
Background: Modifiable Lifestyle Disease (MLD) can give rise to many complications. If left untreated, the disease can affect one’s quality of life. MLD can be prevented by modifying our sedentary lifestyle and dietary practice. Introduction: Nowadays, people are aware of the effect of MLDs in their life but the treatment preferences are different among various people. Objective: This study was conducted to identify the treatment seeking behaviour (TSB) among adult populations in East coast Malaysia (Kampung Ladang Sehat, Kuala Terengganu). Method: The survey was conducted by using cross sectional-based questionnaire. The knowledge, attitude and practice among Kampung Ladang Sehat population in East Coast Malaysia with reference to correlation between socio demographic factors and MLD’s TSB is studied. Conclusion: The TSB among adult population in Kampung Ladang Sehat is postulated towards down surging according to the correlation between variables used in the study.
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Mahadeva Rao US, San San Oo, Nurul Liana Sabrin, Norsyahira Syazwana Mohd Razali, Khairunnisa Khalid, . Accessibility and Availability, Sociodemographic characteristics, Health Centre Facilities and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Modifiable Lifestyle Diseases among Adult Population in East coast Malaysia –
A Cross-Sectional Study. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2017; 10(1): 317-324. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00065.8