Dominant Factor Analysis of Hypertension in Pre-Elderly Men and Women in Puskesmas Rangkapanjaya, Depok City, 2016
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Hypertension is a condition in which the blood vessels increase in systolic blood pressure ≥ 140 mmHg and / or diastolic ≥ 90 mmHg. Hypertension is known as the silent killer, because it has no obvious signs or symptoms. This thesis aims to describe the general characteristics of sex, nutritional intake (fat, sodium, and fiber), nutritional status (BMI, body fat percentage, and visceral fat), consumption pattern (fried food and coconut milk), knowledge, family history, physical activity, bone mass density, stress, age, and smoking, also it’s relation with hypertension in middle aged men and women in Puskesmas Rangkapanjaya’s working area, Depok, 2016. This research is an analytical descriptive study with cross-sectional approach. This research was conducted in May-June 2016. The data which used for this research is a secondary data with 160 samples and power of test = 88,55%. The result showed that 46,2% of samples have high blood pressure. The result of Chi square test showed that there’s a relationship between family history, smoking, knowledge, stress, sodium intake, and fried food consumption pattern with high blood pressure. The same statistical analysis showed neither relationship nor tendency between sex, BMI, body fat percentage, visceral fat, bone mass density, food with coconut milk consumption pattern, fiber intake, fat intake, and physical activity with high blood pressure. Meanwhile, age showed tendency despite no statistical relationship with hypertension. Multivariate analysis showed that stress is dominant factor for hypertension, hence this study suggest to manage stress level with positive hobbies like gardening, cycling, etc.