RESILIENCE AMONG PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITALS OF PESHAWAR
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Keywords

Myocardial Infarction, Resilience

How to Cite

Ghani, N., Adnan, A., & Suliman, M. (2019). RESILIENCE AMONG PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITALS OF PESHAWAR. Annals of Allied Health Sciences, 4(2), 47-51. Retrieved from http://aahs.kmu.edu.pk/index.php/aahs/article/view/67

Abstract

Objective: The objective of current study was to find out the resilience level among patients with Myocardial Infarction in Tertiary care hospitals of Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan.

Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 150 myocardial infarction patients in three major tertiary care hospitals of Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan in December 2017. Data was collected through an adopted questionnaire. Data was analyzed through SPSS 22 version.

Results: Total 150 participants were selected for the study with a response rate of 100%. Study consisted of 58% of female, 88% married, 62.7% unemployed participants. Majority of the participants (48.7%) had age greater than 55years. In the study 82 (54%) participants represented moderate to very high degree of resilience while 51 (34%) of participants were recorded as a very low degree of resilience.

Conclusion: This study concluded that half of the individuals represented moderate to very high degree of resilience in their post myocardial infarction period. Older participants represent more resilience as compared to younger.

 

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