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The role of self-care and health literacy of men with diabetes in women's marital satisfaction: with a mediating role of sexual satisfaction
Parivash Azizpour , Parviz Asgari * , Alireza Heydarei , Behnam Makvandi
Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University , askary47@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Diabetes as a chronic disease can have adverse effects on the marital relationships of people with the disease. Therefore, examining the role of protective factors in marital satisfaction of these people is of great importance. According to this, the aim of this study was to investigate the mediating role of sexual satisfaction in the relationship between self-care and health literacy of men with diabetes and marital satisfaction of women.
Methods: The present study is descriptive-correlation. The statistical population of this study includes all couples with husbands with type 1 and 2 diabetes who lived in Ahvaz and were registered in the Diabetes Association of Khuzestan province until 2020, whose total population is 2000 people. In order to conduct the study, considering the inclusion criteria, 330 patients and their spouses were selected as a sample by simple random sampling and completed the questionnaires. In order to collecte data, a Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities, Health Literacy for Iranian Adults, a Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire and the ENRICH Couple Scale were used.
Results: The test results of the structural equation model showed that the index of fit are in good condition. Also, the results of path analysis showed that self-care of men with diabetes mediated by sexual satisfaction has a positive significant effect on marital satisfaction of women; Also, men's health literacy with the mediating role of sexual satisfaction has a positive effect on women's marital satisfaction (P<0.01).
Conclusions: The role of self-care and health literacy of men with diabetes in women's marital satisfaction is mediated by sexual satisfaction. According to the research results, holding educational programs to promote health literacy and self-care of people with diabetes in medical centers and diabetes associations is recommended.
Keywords: diabetes, Sexual Satisfaction, Self-Care, Health Literacy &, Marital Satisfaction.
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Type of Study: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing | Subject: behavioral sciences
Received: 2021/02/3 | Accepted: 2022/01/31 | Published: 2022/01/30
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Azizpour P, Asgari P, Heydarei A, Makvandi B. The role of self-care and health literacy of men with diabetes in women's marital satisfaction: with a mediating role of sexual satisfaction. IJNR. 2022; 16 (6) :33-44
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