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Table 2 Health belief model among type two DM at public Hospitals, central zone, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 284)

From: Magnitude of diabetes self-care practice and associated factors among type two adult diabetic patients following at public Hospitals in central zone, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, 2017

Variables Category Poor practice N (%) Good practice N (%) Total
Perceived susceptibility Unfavorable attitude 65 (36.5%) 52 (49.1%) 117 (41.2%)
Favorable attitude 113 (63.5%) 54 (50.9%) 167 (58.8%)
Perceived severity Unfavorable attitude 86 (48.3%) 62 (58.5%) 148 (52.1%)
Favorable attitude 92 (51.7%) 44 (41.5%) 136 (47.9%)
Perceived benefit Unfavorable attitude 104 (58.4% 40 (37.7%) 144 (50.7%)
Favorable attitude 74 (41.6%) 66 (62.3%) 140 (49.3%)
Perceived barrier Unfavorable attitude 71 (39.9%) 61 (57.5%) 132 (46.5%)
Favorable attitude 107 (60.1%) 45 (42.5%) 152 (53.5%)