International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)

A study to assess the associated factors of improper drug compliances and quality of life among multi drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis clients in perambakkam


Dr. G Bhuvaneshwari, Soniya M

Tuberculosis is still one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. The emergence of Multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis has become a significant public problem and an obstacle to effective TB control measure. Objectives: To identify the associated factors of improper drug compliances Multi drug resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis clients. Materials and Method: This study “Associated factors of improper drug compliances and quality of life among Multi drug resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis client in Perambakkam” was a descriptive cross -sectional study. The study population consisted of 80 samples Multi drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis clients. Purposive sampling method was used and data was collected using structured questionnaire through face to face interview. WHOQOL BREF scale used to assess the quality of life. Results: Shows that out of 80 samples, regarding lack of formal education out of 80 samples, 47(58.75%) were influenced, regarding side effects out of 80 samples, 42(52.5%) were influenced, regarding low monthly income out of 80samples,51(63.7%) were influenced, regarding feeling better than medicine out of 80samples, 58(72.5%) were influenced.22(27.5%) were influenced, regarding previous history of TB treatment out of 80 samples, 64(80%) were influenced, regarding previous history of unfavourable Tb treatment outcome out of 80samples, 71(88.75%) were influenced, regarding alcohol use out of 80 samples, 35(43.7%) were influenced regarding rural residence out of 80 samples, 54(67.5%) were influenced. Conclusion: Lack of formal education, previous history of unfavourable outcome, side effects, lack of money, feeling better without medicines, financial burden have been observed as the associated factors for Multi drug resistant MDR tuberculosis.
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