Edukasi Kesehatan Berbasis Booklet Meningkatkan Pengetahuan dan Kepatuhan Pengobatan pada Klien Hipertensi

  • Yusniarita Yusniarita Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta
  • Aprilia Khoirul Munawaroh Jurusan Keperawatan, Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta
  • Sarka Ade Susana Jurusan Keperawatan, Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta
Keywords: Booklet-Based Education, Hypertension, Adherence to Taking Medication, Knowledge

Abstract

Chronic hypertension is increasing by 29% worldwide. Hypertension is a silent killer that causes complications in other body organs. The impact that occurs on clients if they do not regularly take blood pressure medication becomes uncontrolled and increases the death rate in Indonesia. The prevention and control strategies provided increased understanding and adherence to taking medication with booklet-based health education. The aim of the research is to analyze the effect of booklet-based health education on knowledge and treatment compliance in hypertensive clients. The research design was a quasi-experimental two-group pretest-posttest with a control group design. The population consisted of 158 clients; the sample consisted of 50 respondents in the intervention group and 50 respondents in the control group. The intervention group was given health education using booklet media. Data were collected using the knowledge questionnaire and the medication adherence questionnaire using the Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8). Data analysis using the Mann-Whitney test because the data is not normally distributed. There is an influence of booklet-based health education on knowledge and treatment compliance in hypertensive clients.

Published
2023-11-27