A Cross Sectional Study to Assess the Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Hypertension among the People Residing into the Selected Urban Areas of Buldana City
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
www.ijsr.net | Most Trusted Research Journal Since Year 2012

ISSN: 2319-7064



Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

A Cross Sectional Study to Assess the Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Hypertension among the People Residing into the Selected Urban Areas of Buldana City

Virendrakumar S Girhe, Dr. Anuradha N Mhaske

Background: Now a days due to globalization and also about the advancement of technologies and also because of stress at workplaces and at home most of the people suffers from hypertension, so it is also considered to be a major health concern because maximum people suffers with hypertension and its prevalence is increasing day by day and for this diet and other risk factors are also that much responsible so each and every individual has t take proper precaution about the health so that the prevalence and risk of hypertension can be reduced. Hypertension is defined as the pressure exerted by the blood laterally on the walls of arteries, when is goes beyond 120 mmhg systolic and 80 mmhg diastolic then the individual is considered to be a hypertension, and hypertension is a case where once it becomes a disease it will be permanent for the lifetime for the specific individual. So with this study we will focus on the prevalence of hypertension and also would like to find out the various risk factors which are prone fro getting hypertension. Objectives: 1. To assess the prevalence and associated risk factors of hypertension among the patients. 2. To estimate the awareness about the prevalence and risk factors of hypertension. 3. To associate the knowledge score with selected demographic variable. Assumptions: it is assumed that hypertensive patients are not well aware about the related risk factors so as to get hypertension because of that. Material and Method: in this cross sectional study multistage sampling technique was used to collect the data, the samples residing into the selected urban areas were selected for the study. From the total population selected samples by using random sampling is being taken for the study by taking total 100 samples those who fulfils the inclusion and exclusion criteria. For this study a structured questionnaire were prepared on prevalence and risk factors of hypertension to collect the data by having the multiple choice questions by taking into the considerations of demographic samples and prevalence and risk factors of hypertension. Result and discussion: Total 100 samples were assessed by interview technique by using multistage sampling technique the result shows that the samples residing into the selected urban areas of buldana city those who were having hypertension are assessed the results depicts that the prevalence of hypertension is nearly high among those peoples because as compared to others it observes that 47 % people were suffering from hypertension measuring systolic blood pressure 125 mmhg and diastolic blood pressure 87 mmhg % and also observes that the associated risk factors for these people are as follows, obesity, tobacco chewing, alcohol consumption, obesity, lack of exercises. Out of those only 53 % were aware about their hypertensive status and taking regular treatment and also precaution and rest 47 % were not well aware about the precaution and also having associated risk factors. Conclusion: after completion of above cross sectional study on prevalence and risk factors of hypertension it observes that the people residing into the urban areas of buldana city were having near about 47 % of prevalence of hypertension and all were having the cause with associated risk factors and hence it concludes that urban people having associated risk factors like tobacco chewing, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, obesity, lack of exercises, change in dietary pattern are responsible for causation of hypertension.

Keywords: prevalence, risk factors, hypertension, urban area

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Pages: 148 - 149

Share this Article

How to Cite this Article?

Virendrakumar S Girhe, Dr. Anuradha N Mhaske, "A Cross Sectional Study to Assess the Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Hypertension among the People Residing into the Selected Urban Areas of Buldana City", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20198373, Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019, 148 - 149

145 PDF Views | 75 PDF Downloads

Download Article PDF



Similar Articles with Keyword 'prevalence'

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 838 - 840

Women's Awareness about Osteoporosis

Dr. T. C. Suguna

Share this Article

Review Papers, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 431 - 434

Nosocomial Infections: A Review Article

Muhasin, Dr. S. N. Nanjunde Gowda

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Pages: 1163 - 1166

A Study to Assess the Prevalence of Skin Injuries Related to the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in COVID-19 Areas among the Nursing Staffs in Selected Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana

Vinod Kumaar, Lalita Thambi

Share this Article

M.Tech / M.E / PhD Thesis, Nursing, India, Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Pages: 1551 - 1554

Explore the Knowledge on Osteoporosis among Working and Non Working Premenopausal Women

Prasuna N, Sai Sujatha D

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Pages: 2102 - 2105

Congenital Birth Defects in Newborns at AL-Elwaya Maternity Hospital in Baghdad City: Retrospective Study

Hawraa Hussein Ghafel

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'risk factors'

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 137 - 138

Assessment of Risk Factors and Likelihood of Kidney Disease among General Patients

Mahalakshmi A.L Prabhu

Share this Article

Review Papers, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 431 - 434

Nosocomial Infections: A Review Article

Muhasin, Dr. S. N. Nanjunde Gowda

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020

Pages: 515 - 518

A Study to Assess the Knowledge on the Risk Factors for Suicidal Ideation and Prevention of Suicide among Adolescents at Selected Higher Secondary Schools in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh

M. Roja Rani, Dr. Shylaja Krupanidhi

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 2, February 2020

Pages: 1854 - 1857

Does Knowledge Influence Risk Status of Oral Cancer? A Study among Students at Selected Colleges in Nagaland

Christina Yanthan, Purnima Kundu, Jharna Mondal, Dr. Smritikana Mani

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Pages: 1282 - 1286

Knowledge Concerning Cervical Cancer and Screening Among Married Women Attending Outpatient Clinics in Baghdad Maternity Hospitals

Fatima Fadel Benyian, Dr. Rabea Mohsen Ali

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'hypertension'

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

Pages: 2261 - 2265

Effectiveness of Bhramari Pranayama on Hypertension

N. Adlin Shinija

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020

Pages: 438 - 443

Behavior Modification and its Implications among Hypertensive Patients at a Tertiary Hospital in Nepal

Sabita Pandey Bashyal, Narbada Thapa

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 5 Issue 11, November 2016

Pages: 1752 - 1756

Effectiveness of Multi-Intervention on Blood Pressure among School Children

P. Premalatha, Dr. C. Kanniammal

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Pages: 1269 - 1272

Effectiveness of Need-Based Health Counselling Regarding Life-Style modifications on Self-Care Practices among Hypertensive Patients

Anju, Priya J. P. Narayan, Harleen Kaur

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, Iraq, Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017

Pages: 696 - 698

Evaluation of Elderly's Health Promotion at Government and Non-Government Geriatric Homes in Baghdad City: A Comparative Study

Ahmad Shihab AL-Issawi, Hala S. Abdulwahid

Share this Article

Similar Articles with Keyword 'urban area'

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018

Pages: 1090 - 1095

Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome among Nursing Students

Sheelamma M.A

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, Nepal, Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019

Pages: 1880 - 1887

Effectiveness of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Package on Knowledge Regarding Health Hazards of Junk Food among the Mothers of School Children in Selected Urban Area, Mangalore

Maharjan Purna Devi

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Pages: 721 - 723

A Descriptive Study to Assess the Knowledge of Women regarding Cervical Cancer in Selected Area of Kadamwadi, Kolhapur

Amos P. Talsandekar

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020

Pages: 1538 - 1540

A Study to Assess the Knowledge of Post Natal Mothers Regarding Immunization at Selected Urban Areas of Delhi

Kamini Chauhan

Share this Article

Research Paper, Nursing, India, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017

Pages: 919 - 923

Moral Competence and Perceived Moral Distress among Health Care Professionals in an Urban Health Care Setting; Facility Based Study

Varalakshmi Manchana

Share this Article
Top