Factors Predicting Adherence to Lifestyle Modification among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Authors

  • Zamzaliza Abdul Mulud Centre of Nursing Studies, Faculty Health Sciences, UiTM Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nor Masita Esa Centre of Nursing Studies, Faculty Health Sciences, UiTM Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2222

Abstract

Lifestyle modification is essential to improve quality of life among patients with coronary artery disease. However, it is one of the challenges for patients with coronary artery disease. The aim of the study to assess the adherence level and factors affecting lifestyle modifications. A cross-sectional study among 113 patients was conducted using a self-administered questionnaire. The findings of the study indicated that the level of adherence to lifestyle modification was low 2.09(±.19). The sociodemographic and clinical characteristics significantly affected lifestyle modification (p<.001). This study found factors affecting lifestyle modification that essential to initiate development interventions to improve quality of life.

Keywords: Lifestyle modification; adherence; quality of life; coronary artery disease.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer-review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2222

Published

2020-07-01

How to Cite

Abdul Mulud, Z., & Esa, N. M. (2020). Factors Predicting Adherence to Lifestyle Modification among Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(14), 91-97. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2222