Abstract: The objective of this study was to know factors affecting the blood pressure of the residence of the police housing compound at Ciledug Tangerang. The blood pressure measures were taken in a seated position and on the right arm by trained health workers who followed a standardized procedure using regularly calibrated mercury sphygmomanometer. Systolic blood pressure was measured at the first appearance of a pulse sound and diastolic blood pressure at the disappearance of the pulse sound. Three measurements of systolic and diastolic blood pressure were averaged to reduce the effect of measurement errors. Hypertension was defined as a systolic blood pressure >140 mm Hg, a diastolic blood pressure >90 mm Hg. The study is crossectional with 201 samples.The study revealed that there were relationship between the age, sex, occupation, consumption of fat, consumption of sodium,consumption of coffee, nutritional status with hypertension, meanwhile there were no relationship between genetic, exercise with hypertension.
Penulis: Nanang Prayitno, Fitria Fitria
Kode Jurnal: jpkesmasdd110217