Risk factors associated to high pressure levels in university students

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Title Risk factors associated to high pressure levels in university students
Fatores de risco associados aos níveis pressóricos elevados em universitários
 
Creator Pereira, Celsiane da Silva Rodrigues
Furlan , Mara Cristina Ribeiro
Santos Junior , Aires Garcia dos
Barcelos, Larissa da Silva
Maia, Anna Clara Freitas
 
Subject Hypertension; Cardiovascular Diseases; Risk Factors; Students.
Hipertensão; Doenças Cardiovasculares; Fatores de Risco; Estudantes.
 
Description Objective: evaluating the association between risk factors and pressure levels in university students. Methods: descriptive, cross-sectional study, developed with 203 university students through a self-applicable questionnaire, built from the Ministry of Health instrument for the Telephonic Inquiry for the Surveillance of Risk Factors and Protection Against Chronic Diseases. The analysis of data was carried out using Kendall’s tau coefficient. Results: 164 (80.8%) participants had normal pressure levels, nine (4.4%) had pre-hypertension, and 30 (14.8%) had hypertension. Regarding their lifestyles, 16 (7.9%) were smokers, 12 (5.9%) made abusive use of alcohol, 137 (67.5%) were active, 64 (31.5%) had abdominal adiposity, 29 (14.3%) were overweight or obese and 32 (15.8%) used salt in excess. Conclusion: the risk factors related to high pressure levels were being 35 years old or older, having abdominal adiposity, being overweight or obese.
Objetivo: avaliar a associação dos fatores de risco com os níveis pressóricos elevados em universitários. Métodos: estudo descritivo, transversal, desenvolvido com 203 universitários, por meio de questionário autoaplicável, construído com base no instrumento para Vigilância de Fatores de Risco e Proteção Para Doenças Crônicas por Inquérito Telefônico do Ministério da Saúde. A análise dos dados foi realizada pelo teste Tau de Kendall. Resultados: dos participantes do estudo, 164 (80,8%) possuíam níveis pressóricos referentes à pressão arterial normal, nove (4,4%) pré-hipertensão, 30 (14,8%) hipertensão. Quanto ao estilo de vida, 16 (7,9%) eram fumantes, 12 (5,9%) faziam uso abusivo de álcool, 137 (67,5%) eram ativos, 64 (31,5%) possuíam adiposidade abdominal, 29 (14,3%) estavam com sobrepeso ou obesidade e 32 (15,8%) faziam uso excessivo de sal. Conclusão: os fatores de risco relacionados aos níveis pressóricos elevados foram: ter 35 anos ou mais de idade, adiposidade abdominal, sobrepeso ou obesidade.
 
Publisher Universidade Federal do Ceará
 
Date 2020-02-12
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
texto
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier http://periodicos.ufc.br/rene/article/view/42272
10.15253/2175-6783.20202142272
 
Source Rev Rene; Vol 21 (2020): Rev Rene; e42272
Rev Rene; v. 21 (2020): Rev Rene; e42272
2175-6783
1517-3852
 
Language por
eng
 
Relation http://periodicos.ufc.br/rene/article/view/42272/100063
http://periodicos.ufc.br/rene/article/view/42272/100064
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Rev Rene
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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