Triglycerides is a compound consisting of three molecule fatty acid, synthesized from carbohydrates and deposited as animal fats in the body. Finding suggests that elevated levels of triglyceride were one of the risks of cardiovascular disease. Hypertriglyceridemia can lead to increased LDL cholesterol and lower HDL cholesterol, which became an indicator of cardiovascular disease. Previous finding found that age, sex, obesity, fatty food, coffee, and smoking associated with triglycerides. The aims of this study to identify the main factor associated with the levels of triglyceride in Indonesian adult (26-45 years). Data taken from secondary data Basic Health Reseach (RISKESDAS) with the specific criteria. The total respondents were 11421. Data analyzed with logistics multiple regression prediction model. The results showed 23.2% of respondents have abnormal levels of triglyceride (150 mg/dl). The main factors associated with the abnormal levels of triglyceride were sex [OR = 3,215 (2,745-3,765)], central obesity [OR= 2,664 (2,393-2,967)], and smoking [OR = 1,222 (1,048-1,426)]. Finding suggested keeping healthy lifestyle so not to be central obesity, especially men. In addition, leave cigarettes by reducing the number of cigarettes every day gradually, can decrease the abnormal levels of triglyceride.
|Journal||Jurnal Delima Harapan|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|