Effect of Social Media addiction on Compliance in the Patients of District Bannu, Khyber PakhtunKhwa

Shah Fahad Khan , Faqeer Ullah1, Muhammad Kamran Khan , Attaulllah Jan Sajid Raza , Hassan Shah


Patient compliance is the phenomenon of following the instructions of the prescriber by the patient. It is a key factor towards the effectiveness of a therapy. Now-a-days social media addiction has become an epidemic. People all across the globe is seriously involved with social media, spending lots of time in using one or other form of social media and so social media is affecting lives of millions of people in the world. In this project, a relationship is likely to develop between social media addiction and the patient compliance. For this purpose handsome strength of patients with few common characters was surveyed in order to know about their addiction to any sort of social media. Patient who were found to be social media addicted were allocated to a group. Now a standard questionnaire was circulated among the members of that group to analyze the extent of Patient Compliance and factors behind showing non-compliance. One the other hand the compliance was measured also by standard compliance measuring techniques. Data from both the questionnaires and the measurement was co-related. Statistical tools were applied to the recorded data in order to analyze that to how much extent the compliance is being affected by addiction of social media

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International Journal of Basic Medical Sciences and Pharmacy (IJBMSP): ISSN: 2049-4963