Association between Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Antenatal Women in Community Health Clinics in Selangor

Authors

  • Norazlina Md Jazli Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Jalan Universiti, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Centre for Nursing Studies, Health Science Faculty, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor Branch, Puncak Alam Campus,Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mei Chan Chong Nursing Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Jalan Universiti, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Liao Shujuan 3 West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.3088

Keywords:

Knowledge; Attitude; Practice and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Abstract

The increasing prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in community was an alarming public health issue. The study aim was to identify the association between knowledge, attitude, and practice of antenatal women towards GDM. Knowledge and practice were found high among respondents, representing 87.6% and 54.1%. Regarding the association between knowledge, attitude, and practice, only level of knowledge had an association with the level of attitude with p-value 0.001, and the study also found that, in 1 point increase in knowledge corresponds to an increase of 0.059 in practice and 1 point increase in attitude corresponds to increase 0.088 in practice.

Keywords: Knowledge; Attitude; Practice and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2021. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-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/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.3088

Published

2021-12-31

How to Cite

Md Jazli , N. ., Chong , M. C. ., & Shujuan , L. . (2021). Association between Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Antenatal Women in Community Health Clinics in Selangor . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(18), 101-106. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i18.3088