Sleep quality and the affecting factors in patients with diabetic ulcer

Annisa Haveleia, Dewi Gayatri

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Objective: Identify sleep quality and related factors in patients with diabetic ulcer. Method: This research design used cross sectional study with a sample of 97 diabetic ulcer patients in a clinic wound care. The research instruments consist of Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) to assess the stress level, and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). Questionnaire to identify the sleep quality. Results: The results showed that there was a significant difference between subjective sleep quality and sleep quality measured using PSQI (p: 0.001). Factors that affected sleep quality were income (p: 0.014), stress levels (p: 0.001), medications (p: 0.026), pain levels (p: 0.048), and diet (p: 0.009). Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that the importance of conducting sleep quality assessment with the associated factors is to overcome the sleep problems in diabetic patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-75
Number of pages6
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Numeric Rating Scale
  • Perceived Stress Scale
  • Sleep quality
  • The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index


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