RISK FACTORS FOR HYPERTENSION INCIDENCE AMONG WOMEN IN INDONESIA

Rafiah Maharani Pulungan, Helda Helda, M. Ikhsan Amar

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

Indonesia is one of the countries with the highest cases of hypertension, namely 34.1% of the population in Southeast Asia, This study further elaborates the hypertension prevalence in Indonesian women older than 15 years with their modifiable risk factors. This study uses data from the Indonesia Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) 2018 with a cross-sectional study design and total sampling method. The data were analysis further by chi-square test and multiple logistic regression (α = 0.05) in relation to their modifiable risk factors. The risk factors covered were age, contraception use, level of education, smoking behaviour, alcohol consumption, unhealty food consumption, underweight BMI, fat-based BMI and stress.The data processing resulted that age provides (p = <0.001; POR=1.883), contraception type (p = <0.001; POR=1.007), education (p = <0.001; POR=1.478), smoke (p = < 0.001; POR=0.867), alcohol consumption behavior (p = <0.001; POR=0.879), risky food consumption behavior (p = <0.001; POR=1.120), BMI underweight category (p = <0.001; POR=0.536), BMI category fat (p = <0.001; POR = 2.245), and stress (p = <0.001; POR = 0.942) had a significant relationship with the incidence of hypertension in Indonesian women older than 15 years.It

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)310-318
Number of pages9
JournalMalaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Keywords

  • Hypertension
  • Indonesia
  • Risk factors
  • Women

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'RISK FACTORS FOR HYPERTENSION INCIDENCE AMONG WOMEN IN INDONESIA'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this