Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 1

Information Management and Socio-economic Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Case Study of Kigali City; Republic of Rwanda

Nasiru Sani1*, Adamu Abdullahi Muhammed2, Lawal Shuaibu3, Ahmed Ankuwa Abubakar4 and Habibu Sada El-Rufa'I5

1College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria
2J.D Amin Library, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria
3Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi, Kaduna State, Nigeria
4Department of Nursing, Kaduna State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Kaduna State, Nigeria
5Department of Health Information Management, Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi Kaduna, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Nasiru Sani, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State, Nigeria.

Received: October 14, 2021; Published: December 06, 2021


The study investigates information management and Socio-Economic Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Kigali City, Republic of Rwanda. The aim the study is to determine socio-economic factors associated with types 2 diabetes complications; and identify diabetes complications, and to establish the relationship between socio-economic factors and these complications. The adopted survey research design using cross-sectional. The target population comprises all the registered diabetes patients registered at Rwanda Diabetes Association which are seven hundred and forty eight (748) diabetic patients. Purposive sampling technique was used to determine the sample size of the study. The researcher adopted a structured questionnaire as instrument for data collection. The data was analysed using SPSS version 21.0. The study found that more than half 52.7% of the respondents had completed secondary school, less than half 48.2% had regular employment, 60.2% had less than 100,000Frws, and 82.7% used health insurance and manual insurance. The study also revealed that most of the respondents have low-income. The study recommended that There should be active health policies on diabetes disease in Rwanda, there should be empowerment programmes that will improve the standard of living of the diabetes patients and lastly the recommended that there should be effective health information management to reduce the prevalence of diabetic complications in Rwanda.

Keywords: Information Management; Socio-économique; Type 2 Diabetes; Kigali; Rwanda


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Citation: Nasiru Sani., et al. “Information Management and Socio-economic Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Case Study of Kigali City; Republic of Rwanda”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.1 (2022): 19-25.


Copyright: © 2022 Nasiru Sani., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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