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A Study on the Relationship between Individual Patient Behavior, Medical Care Level and Therapeutic Compliance: Community Health Survey
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 Title & Authors
A Study on the Relationship between Individual Patient Behavior, Medical Care Level and Therapeutic Compliance: Community Health Survey
Kim, Young-Ran; Lee, Tae-Yong; Park, Chang-Soo;
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 Abstract
Objective: This study was conducted in order to investigate the effects of individual patient behavior regarding the health and medical care level on their therapeutic compliance for people diagnosed with high blood pressure by a physician, in order to evaluate the impact of treatment compliance. In this study, the therapeutic compliance was defined as the hypertension drug cure rate. The current blood pressure controls were persons about 30 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure by their doctor one month fraction of the people who take more than 20 days (30 days). Methods: The data was analyzed by using the X2-test for different comparisons of the therapeutic compliance in the individual characteristics and using a two-stage multilevel logistic regression to identify the community variance of the related index of high blood pressure therapeutic compliance using the data from 229 adults over the age of 19 in a community health survey conducted in 2010. The Spss 18.0 statistical program was used with HLM 7 (hierarchical linear model) Results: It was found that the rate of therapeutic compliance was affected by the individual health behavior and health and medical care levels. Conclusion: In this study, although the odds ratio of the variable region of the high level of health care, I was able Unlike previous studies and focuses on the personal level of variation found variations in the local health care level was a significant. More studies on multilevel analysis are needed in the future considering regional level data.
 Keywords
Community health survey;Therapeutic compliance;Individual health behavior health;Medical care level;Multilevel analysis;
 Language
Korean
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