Factors Related with Hypertension on The Elderly over 65 Years

  • Sri Agustina STIKes Hang Tuah Pekanbaru
  • Siska Mayang Sari STIKes Hang Tuah Pekanbaru
  • Reni savita STIKes Hang Tuah Pekanbaru
Keywords: Elderly, Factors, Hypertension

Abstract

Aging process was an natural process which occured any changes at all body system of elderly, included cardiovascular system in which followed by main deseases were hypertension. The aim of this research was determined the factors related with hypertension on the elderly over 65 years. The data was collected on 87 elderly over 65 years old with hypertension whithin total sampling and also  Fisher test as alternative test in factor heredity and obesity. The result showed there were relationship between heredity and hypertension with p value ≤ 0,05. There was no relationship between gender, obesity, smoking, stress, sport and hypertension with p value > 0,05. Recomended to elderly over 65 years old with hypertension to did routine blood pressure control and health officer should to promote health education about prevention of hypertension in elderly

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Published
2014-05-01
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Agustina S, Sari S, savita R. Factors Related with Hypertension on The Elderly over 65 Years. KESKOM [Internet]. 1May2014 [cited 14Nov.2018];2(4):180-6. Available from: http://jurnal.htp.ac.id/index.php/keskom/article/view/70
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