Gambaran Epidemiologi Penyakit Hipertensi di Wilayah Kerja Puskesmas Pekan Labuhan Kecamatan Medan Labuhan Kota Medan Provinsi Sumatera Utara
Siregar, Fazidah Aguslina
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Hypertension is still a public health problem and it cause of mortality of patient nursing at hospital in North Sumatra during 2000 for the group >60 years old. This study was conducted to know epidemiology status profile of hypertension at the working area Health Center of Pekan Labuhan, used cross sectional study design. 163 people were selected by using purposive sampling method from 8796 people of population group of > 26 years old. The result showed that prevalence of hypertension 26,4%, in characteristic find out the highest group of 44-60 years old 30,8%, female 29,0%, education of junior high school 41,7%, occupation of non government and others occupation is 27,8% and 31,7%, have married status 42,9%, nutrition status was fat 30,2% and smoking 32,2%. The high Hypertension in working area Health Center of Pekan Labuhan need periodical test at the group productive old and need ad of knowledge with promotion about nutrient and risk factor of Hypertension.