International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017


Assess the Prevalence and Risk Factor of Hypertension among the Adult at Mandrail in Rajasthan

Vinay Kumar Sharma, Mary Minolin


Abstract: Introduction Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death world-wide and is one of the biggest health challenges in the 21st century. Hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure above 140 mm of Hg or a diastolic pressure above 90mm of Hg, based on two or more measurements. Objective Assess the prevalence of hypertension among the adult Find out the risk factor of hypertension among the adult and associated between level of knowledge among the hypertensive adult with selected demographic variable. Methodology Descriptive cross sectional research design was adopted. Non probability purposive sampling technique was used to30 hypertensive adult was selected. The data was collected organized and analyzed in term of descriptive statistics Result The study findings showed that a majority of them i. e. no adequate knowledge, 6 [20 %] who had moderate knowledge, 24 [80 %] who had inadequate knowledge.


Keywords: hypertension, adult


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,


Pages: 2459 - 2461


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Vinay Kumar Sharma, Mary Minolin, "Assess the Prevalence and Risk Factor of Hypertension among the Adult at Mandrail in Rajasthan", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20164213, Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017, 2459 - 2461

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