HUBUNGAN INDEKSMASSA TUBUH DAN LINGKAR PINGGANG DENGAN TEKANAN DARAH LAKI-LAKI DEWASA

  • Tamariani Manullang
Keywords: BodyMass Index, Waist Circumference and Blood Pressure

Abstract

Prevalence of hypertension in adult males was highest in Puskesmas
Basuki Rahmat (16.2%) as many as 648 cases of hypertension patients which has
increased compared to 2012 by 12% in cases of hypertension totaled 482 patients
((Dinkes Kota, 2013). This study aims to determine the relationship of body mass
index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) with systolic blood pressure (BP) in adult
males in Puskesmas Basuki Rahmat Bengkulu City in 2015. The study design was
descriptive analytic with cross sectional approach. Study location was in Puskesmas
Basuki Rahmat City of Bengkulu. Samples were selected using purposive sampling
totalling 68 people. Criterias sample were being adult males who occupied in
Puskesmas Basuki Rahmat City of Bengkulu, aged ≥ 18 years, agreed to be
interviewed,and able to communicate actively. Data were obtained include BMI, WC
and systolic BP adult males and processed using computer software with pearson
correlation analysis.The results showed that there was relationship between BMI and
systolic BP (p = 0.0005; r = 0.395); between WC and systolic BP (p = 0.004 and r =
0.347) in adult males. This study concluded that there was relationship between BMI
and WC with systolic BP in adult males in Puskesmas Basuki Rahmat Bengkulu City
in 2015.

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Published
2018-11-15
How to Cite
Manullang, T. (2018). HUBUNGAN INDEKSMASSA TUBUH DAN LINGKAR PINGGANG DENGAN TEKANAN DARAH LAKI-LAKI DEWASA. JURNAL MEDIA KESEHATAN, 9(2), 193-199. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33088/jmk.v9i2.314