International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


A Study to Assess the Prevalence of Hypertension and Risk Factors among Adults Residing in Nij-Sindurighopa Village, Kamrup, Assam

Subhra Bhowmik | Farhin Islam


Abstract: Background of the study: Hypertension is a major public health problem due to its high prevalence all around the globe. The overall prevalence of hypertension in India is 29.8% and 26% worldwide. The objective of the study: To assess the prevalence of hypertension and find out the risk factors of hypertension among adults residing in Nij-Sindurighopa village, Kamrup, Assam. Material and method: A non-experimental quantitative research approach was adopted with sample of 92 adults above 19 years of age, residing in Nij-Sindurighopa village, Kamrup, Assam using multistage sampling technique. Result: The study concludes that the prevalence of hypertension was 1.47% and majority 58.7% of the participants were under low risk of hypertension. Conclusion: The prevalence and risk factorsof hypertension in Nij-Sindurighopa village, Kamrup, Assam was low.


Keywords: Assess, Hypertension, Risk factor, Prevalence, Adults


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 638 - 641


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