Analysis of Factors Affecting Compliance With Drug Use in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients


  • Richa Yuswantina Universitas Ngudi Waluyo
  • Meia Yevi S Universitas Ngudi Waluyo
  • Cindy Wahyu Universitas Ngudi Waluyo


Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that is a world health problem. In 2013 to 2018 Indonesia was the largest sufferer of diabetes mellitus. This increase in diabetes mellitus cases is caused because patients have not been obedient in treatment therapy. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with compliance to medication use in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus. This research is an observational analytic study with a cross sectional approach. The sample in the study was 41 respondents with a total sampling technique. Primary data collection using the MMAS-8 questionnaire (Morisky Medication Compliance Scale 8 items), the data analysis performed was the Chi-square test with a significant level of <0.05. The independent variables are socio-demographic and clinical characteristics with the dependent variable being compliance to diabetes mellitus drug use. From the results of the Chi-square test, it shows that Age (p-value = 0.05), Gender (p-value = 0.01) and Education Level (p-value = 0.02), which have a relationship with drug use compliance. diabetes mellitus. In this study, the majority of respondents were female as much as 63.4%, while for the age of the respondents the majority of the early elderly were 61.0%, for the level of education with the formal category <9 years which was 63.4%, for the low income category it was 65.9%, and the majority of respondents do not work 65.9%. From this study it can be concluded that age, gender and education level have a significant effect on drug use compliance in patients with type-2 diabetes mellitus.


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Yuswantina, R., Meia Yevi S, & Cindy Wahyu. (2022). Analysis of Factors Affecting Compliance With Drug Use in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients. Proceedings of Conference on Health Universitas Ngudi Waluyo, 1(1), 8–13. Retrieved from