Hubungan Tingkat Pengetahuan Tentang Diet Dengan Kepatuhan Diet Penderita Hipertensi di Puskesmas Padang Bulan

ABSTRACT: Hypertension or known as high blood disease or a condition where a person’s blood pressure is above the normal limit. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship level of knowledge about diet with compliance diet of hypertensive patients. This research uses explanatory research method with cross sectional approach. The location of the research was conducted at public health center padang bulan  Medan in July 2017. Samples were taken as many as 100 respondents using total sampling. Data collection tools in this study using questionnaires. Data analysis using frequency distribution and chi-square. Pursuant to result of research indicate that level of knowledge of respondent about hypertension diet in Padang BulanPuskesmas including good category counted 98 responden (98%) while category less good counted 2 respondent (2%). Based on chi-square obtained p-value of 0.0001 (p<0.05) so that there is a correlation between the level of knowledge about diet with dietary compliance of hypertensive patients in public healt center Padang Bulan Medan. From the results of research that has been done, there is a correlation between the level of knowledge about diet and the compliance of diet of hypertensive patients in Public health center  Padang Bulan Medan.
Keyword: Level of knowledge, public health center, obedience, hypertension diet
Penulis: Eva Sartika Dasopang, Rina Gusti Rahayu
Kode Jurnal: jpfarmasidd170112

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