Next Article in Journal
Nursing Reports: Annual Report Card 2020
Previous Article in Journal
Healthcare Provider Attitudes toward the Newly Developed COVID-19 Vaccine: Cross-Sectional Study
Article

Evaluating Self-Efficacy among Patients Undergoing Dialysis Therapy

by 1,2,* and 3
1
Medical/Surgical Nursing Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
2
Medical/Surgical Department, Faculty of Nursing, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
3
Nursing Practice Department, College of Nursing, Umm Al-Qura University, Alalziziah Makkah 77207, Saudi Arabia
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Academic Editor: Richard Gray
Received: 10 February 2021 / Revised: 19 March 2021 / Accepted: 22 March 2021 / Published: 23 March 2021
(1) Background: Perceived disease-related self-efficacy is considered a fundamental component of the successful self-management of chronic diseases. Prior studies have found that self-efficacy is associated with improvements in health behaviors and health status among people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, few studies have evaluated self-efficacy among patients undergoing dialysis. (2) Methods: This study was performed to evaluate CKD patients’ self-efficacy and to determine the factors that significantly affect self-efficacy among dialysis patients. This was a cross-sectional study using a convenience sample of 190 patients undergoing dialysis. The patients’ self-efficacy was measured using the CKD Self-Efficacy Scale. Inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. (3) Results: The mean age of the participants was 49.24 ± 13.15 years. Almost half of them were males (48.4%), and 75.3% were married. The majority of the patients (83%) were undergoing hemodialysis. The total score for self-efficacy was 192.57 ± 39.23. Only occupational status and the type of dialysis were significantly and positively correlated with patients’ perceived self-efficacy scores. (4) Conclusions: This study provides primary evidence of the perceived self-efficacy among CKD patients who are on dialysis. The results of this cross-sectional study showed that greater self-efficacy was associated with employment and peritoneal dialysis. Strategies to enhance self-efficacy among dialysis patients, especially those on hemodialysis, are needed. View Full-Text
Keywords: chronic kidney disease; hemodialysis; peritoneal dialysis; self-efficacy chronic kidney disease; hemodialysis; peritoneal dialysis; self-efficacy
MDPI and ACS Style

Almutary, H.; Tayyib, N. Evaluating Self-Efficacy among Patients Undergoing Dialysis Therapy. Nurs. Rep. 2021, 11, 195-201. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/nursrep11010019

AMA Style

Almutary H, Tayyib N. Evaluating Self-Efficacy among Patients Undergoing Dialysis Therapy. Nursing Reports. 2021; 11(1):195-201. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/nursrep11010019

Chicago/Turabian Style

Almutary, Hayfa, and Nahla Tayyib. 2021. "Evaluating Self-Efficacy among Patients Undergoing Dialysis Therapy" Nursing Reports 11, no. 1: 195-201. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/nursrep11010019

Find Other Styles

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop