HUBUNGAN POLA MAKAN TERHADAP KUALITAS TEKANAN DARAH PADA LAKI-LAKI DEWASA
FAHRIYANTI, WA ODE FIKA
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Background : The age of globalization is currently changing the lifestyle and consumption of food. Having poor nutrition tends to cause hypertensive blood pressure and ends with stroke and the remainder in the heart, kidney failure and blindness. Depkes RI data suggest that hypertension is the third highest cause of death after stroke and tuberculosis with a mortality rate of 6.8%. High blood pressure or hypertension is generally referred to as a silent killer because it is a hidden killer. Hypertension is one of the biggest health problems in the world and still the biggest challenge in Indonesia, as it is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure (Martiani and Lelyana, 2012). According to WHO, 2011 about 972 million people or 26.4% of the world's inhabitants suffer from hypertension, this number is expected to increase in 2025 to 29.2%. Objective : The goal of this knowledge is to determine the relationship between of diet and blood pressure in adult males. Method : The method of this research is observational analytical research using a cross-sectional design (cross section) in which subjects are sampled using the proportional sampling method. The population size is 107 samples from a total of 49 respondents, including adult men aged 25-40 years in the Public Works Bureau in Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi. Respondents were given an explanation of the study, then questionnaires were completed and blood pressure was measured. The results of blood pressure measurements were statistically tested using chi-square correlation. Results : The results of the study based on the Chi-square correlation test showed that there was a correlation between the nutritional patterns of adult male blood pressure in the Public Works and Spatial Planning Department of the South East Sulawesi Wakatobi Regency with a p-value of 0.014 (sig <0.05). Conclusion : This study shows that there is an association between dietary habit and blood pressure quality among adult men of the Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi Public Works and Planning Department.