Calidad de vida en pacientes ingresados al programa de tuberculosis en Córdoba Colombia durante los años 2016-2019
Villadiego Pinedo, Elexa Martha | 2021-01-25
Introduction: worldwide, tuberculosis is considered an event of interest in public health given its transmission and contagion capacity. Objective: To analyze the correlations between quality of life and compliance with supervised antituberculous treatment in patients from the Department of Córdoba. Methodology: Crosssectional correlational analytical descriptive. The study population was 234 people who entered the TB program in the Department of Córdoba in the years 2016, 2017 and 2019. The application of the WHOQOL-BREF scale questionnaire was carried out using electronic means due to the motivated social isolation conditions for the pandemic. Results: The sex distribution showed a male predominance (61%), the majority (70%) did not have any type of study or only reached primary levels, 47% of the cases lived with a partner, healing in the sample (94%), the quality of life scores reflect that 36% rated it as fairly good, 27% fair, 24% normal, 10% very poor and 3% very good; Using Pearson's Chi-square, a statistically significant relationship was found between quality of life and level of study (0.005). In the analysis by dimensions, a relationship was found between the variables social and cognitive functioning and age (0.000) mobility dimension, personal care and age (0.000) dimension mobility, personal care and level of study (0.001) emotional well-being and age (0.000) dimension emotional well-being and age (0.000) dimension emotional well-being and educational level (0.005). Conclusions: Health-related quality of life indicators applied to the study sample indicate that the highest proportion of their quality of life during treatment is quite good, this being the most selected category, followed by the regular category, a low percentage said it as bad or very bad.