Pajanan Kebisingan dan Hipertensi di Kalangan Pekerja Pelabuhan

Eddy Harianto, Hadi Pratomo

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Cardiovascular disease range ranks fourth or 15 % of the causes of death related to job. Hipertension is one of cardiovascular disease thet is known as silent killer because of lack of simptom. Most of hypertension patients in Indonesia are not detected, while they are whose detected do not conscious their disease condition and only little who get the treatment regularly. The objective of this study was to know the prevalence and risk factors of hypertension among harbor worker at Port Health Office Class II of Tarakan with it’s associated risk factors. The study design used was crosssectional. The study used secondary data source of noncommunicable disease survey, 2011 at Port Health Office of Tarakan. The subjects were 361 workers. Value of blood pressure measurement using the raw value of the JNC VII IN 2003. The prevalence of hypertension were found lower than national and province indicator score, 21,88%. Noise exposure is associated with hypertension together with age, family hypertension history, stress, body mass index.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)215-220
JournalKesmas: National Public Health Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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