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International Journal of Forensic Medicine

2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

Relationship between physical activity and smoking with hypertension incidence in productive age


Author(s): Yosef Pandai Lolan and Supriyatni Kartadarma

Abstract: Background: This hypertension problem is a health challenge in Indonesia. The tendency to increase the prevalence of hypertension in the productive age group is one of them caused by the level of busyness and an unhealthy lifestyle, thus increasing the risk of hypertension in the productive age group.Aim: The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between physical activity and smoking with hypertension incidence in productive age.Method: The type of research used is quantitative with case control research design. The population in this study is all patients who visit and treat to the general poly recorded in the report register at the Neglasari Health Center. The sample in this study was 400 respondents. The sample was taken using a simple random technique. The instruments used are check sheets and questionnaires. Data analyzed using chi square test.Results: The results of the study showed that factors that were proven to be related to the incidence of hypertension were physical activity (p=0.000), smoking (p=0.000).Conclusion: A factor that has been shown to be associated with the incidence of hypertension is physical activity and smoking. It is recommended to health workers to provide education to the community, especially the productive age about hypertension prevention.

DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2022.v4.i1a.42

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Yosef Pandai Lolan, Supriyatni Kartadarma. Relationship between physical activity and smoking with hypertension incidence in productive age. Int J Forensic Med 2022;4(1):13-16. DOI: 10.33545/27074447.2022.v4.i1a.42
International Journal of Forensic Medicine