Hypertension in women is increased by 30.9% and 26.6% of central obesity in Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to study the relationship of central obesity with hypertension in women aged 18 years and over in Bogor District year 2016. This study used cross sectional design with cox regression analysis. The analysis is used to see how much impact of Central Obesity with hypertension incidence after backward elimination procedure test. Total sample in this study was 525 samples. Results from this study showed an influence of age > 45 years on the association of central obesity with hypertension in women with a PR of 1:56 (95% CI 1084-2120) and the discovery of potentially confounding variables which is age. The risk of central obesity with hypertension increased after controlled by age as much as PR 1:52 (95% CI 1:07 to 2:16). Central obesity affects the incidence of hypertension in women. It is suggested that all women to increase physical activity, adjusting the diet and conduct regular health checks to maintain the weight to avoid central obesity.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2019|
- Central obesity