The characteristic of patients with diabetes mellitus Type 2 in all community health centre, City of Kendari, southeast Sulawesi in 2016

Henny Kasmawati


Background: The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is increasing. Type 2 DM accounts for as much as 90% of all cases of DM in Indonesia as well in Southeast Sulawesi Province. Most of the victims of DM come from the women with the distance of the age between 46 and 65 years. The prevalence of Type 2 DM increases with age, and it is more common in women than in men, so it needs to be characterized against patients with Type 2 diabetes such as age, gender, and complicated disease. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find the characteristic to the patients of DM Type 2 in all city health centers, Kendari, in 2016. Methods: This study utilized the method of observation, data were taken through retrospective in 10 Puskesmas in KendResult of the study with the total of the sample was 600 (60 per community health centre) found that the distribution of the sufferer of DM Type 2 based on their age was found to the patient of women with the total (61%) and men (39%). The majority suffered DM Type 2 about 38.97% is old age 46 to 55 years, and the disease that accompanied was hypertension (28%). Conclusion: From the result of the study, the characteristic of patients with DM Type 2 in city health centers, Kendari, in 2016 was found that mostly to the patients of women aged ≥40 years, and hypertension was categorized as a comorbidity.

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