Risk Factors for Elderly’s Hypertension in South Tangerang, Indonesia: a Case Control Study

Andriyani, Andriyani and Tria Astika, Endah Permatasari and Ernyasih, Ernyasih and Munaya, Fauziah and Triana, Srisantyorini (2021) Risk Factors for Elderly’s Hypertension in South Tangerang, Indonesia: a Case Control Study. Turkish Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, 32 (3). pp. 3059-3066. ISSN 2651-4451

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Hypertension is a serious problem around the world. This is due to the high prevalence of hypertension and tend to increase in the future.This study aimed to determine factors associated with hypertension in elderly lived in South Tangerang. Indonesia.This study is a case control (age matched at the 1:1 ratio) and based on an elderly population that was conducted in South Tangerang, Indonesia in 2019. Along with the descriptive statistics, chi square analysis and logistic regression model was done using SPSS to calculate the odds ratio.Multivariate analysis obtained the highest Odd Ratio (OR) value were the variable use of contraception before menopause (OR = 3,149). The multivariate summary analysis model with the value of R square = 0,577, it means that the variable use of contraception can explain 57,7% variable hypertension. And there 42,3% variables or other factors that were not studied to explain the hypertension variable in the elderly at the South Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia.Variable of contraceptive use is the determinant risk factor in the incidence of hypertension in elderlyafter controlling by family history variables, habit of consuming salty food, habit of consuming saturated fat, habit of physical activity, stress, and age. By that results, women of childbearing age in Indonesia especially South Tangerang should use contraceptives that do not affect hormones, including IUD (Intra Uterine Device) contraception and condoms

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Public Health > S1 Public Health / Kesehatan Masyarakat
Depositing User: Andriyani Asmuni
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2021 07:33
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 07:33
URI: http://repository.umj.ac.id/id/eprint/6272

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