The Characteristic and Factors Related to Hypertension in Desa Bocor, Kecamatan Bulus Pesantren, Kabupaten Kebumen, Central Java, 2006
Hypertension is systolic blood pressure over 140 mmHg /more on resting or diastolic blood pressure over 90 mmHg / more on resting. This study using cross sectional methodology. The aim of this studis to acsess the characteristic and associated factors of hypertension in desa Bocor, Kabupaten Kebumen, Central Java Province. The population of this research is people who live in desa Bocor and had hypertension. Sample gathered by non random accidental sampling, and data was taken by interviewing, filled a quesioner and measurement of blood pressure. The result of this study show that mostly people in desa Bocor, Kabupaten Kebumen, Central Java Province categorize in hypertension grade I (53,93 %). We found associated factor: age (28,43 %), sex (30,39 %), income dietary factor (29,41 %). And we know that society needed to improve their knowledge of the hypertension, so that people can prevent hypertension and get a healthy life by reducing salt intake.