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Investigation of the epidemiology of hypertension and BMI in the adult population in the province of Hormozgan, during 2011

(2013) Investigation of the epidemiology of hypertension and BMI in the adult population in the province of Hormozgan, during 2011. life science.

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Abstract: Introduction: hypertension is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease. This disease, if left untreated Creatied complications in vital organs such as the kidneys, brain, eyes, heart and is a contextly risk factor for coronary artery disease .and Cause of disability, death and impose a huge cost to society. This study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of hypertension and BMI in the adult population in the province of hormozgan. Materials and Methods: This study was a descriptive cross-sectional study. 1531 the number of adults in a random sample from different parts of the province were studied. Data collection of pre-set questions, a mercury manometer and the digital scale, Body Mass Index (BMI) was calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared. Hypertension According to the latest JNC-VII guidelines patients was applied to systolic blood pressure ≥ 140 or diastolic blood pressure ≥ 90 mm Hg. Chi-square test was used for statistical analysis. And also to Data describe were used the frequency and percentage. Results: The findings showed that the prevalence of hypertension increases with age and BMI. In this study, 58.1% of the subjects had a BMI ≥ 25 and BMI was significant difference between men and women. BMI ≥ 25 were in women (34.94) and male (23.18%). Conclusion: This study showed that affected several factors such as BMI, age, sex, diabetes and hyperlipidemia in suffering hypertension. [Sakineh Dadipoor, Sakineh Fallahi, Ali Safari Moradabadi, Amin Ghanbarnejad,Hossein Montazerghaem, Investigation of the epidemiology of hypertension and BMI in the adult population in the province of Hormozgan, during 2011. Life Sci J 2013; 10(10s):161 -166] (ISSN: 1097-8135). http:www.lifesciencesite.com. 25

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Keyword: Hormozgan, BMI, Hypertension, adult population
Subjects: Cardiovascular System > WG 500-700 Blood Vessels. Vascular Diseases
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Fertility and Infertility Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات بهداشت باروري و ناباروري
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4632

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