HYPERTENSION PREVALENCE OF PRE-ELDERLY IN DAWAN I PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER AREA
By : I Dewa Made Dwi Surya Rusdianta
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Faculties : Fakultas Kedokteran
Department : PS. PENDIDIKAN DOKTER
Hypertension was known as risk factor of cardiovascular disease. Based on WHO data and International Society of Hypertension, there are 600 millions people with hypertension in the world and 3 million were dead every year. Indonesia population who suffer from hypertension increase 19.2%. Prevalence of Hypertension in Bali province was 29.1% and Klungkung regency was in fifth rank with 28.5%. There is no recording data about prevalence of hypertension in its working area. The data of Prevalence of Hypertension will help prevention programs to decrease the number of hypertension. This study is descriptive cross-sectional study. The data was obtained by interviewing and measurement of blood pressure to the pre-elderly respondents and then the prevalence of hypertension was calculated based on criteria of JNC 7. In this study, the prevalence of hypertension in Puskesmas Dawan I working area was 40%.
Keyword : Hypertension, Prevalence, Dawan I, Pre-elderly
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