CORRELATION BETWEEN BODY FAT PERCENTAGE AND TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS TO HYPERTENSIVE ELDERLY WOMAN IN MADIUN

Nurse and Health: Jurnal Keperawatan

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Title CORRELATION BETWEEN BODY FAT PERCENTAGE AND TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS TO HYPERTENSIVE ELDERLY WOMAN IN MADIUN
 
Creator Widhi, Binar Wahyuning
Putri, Mega Arianti
 
Subject Body fat
cholesterol
elderly women
 
Description Background: Patients with hypertension have twice as great exposed to heart disease and eight times as large as a stroke risk than who do not experience hypertension. Risk increase in blood pressure on the person who has overweight than people with normal weight. Women who have increased cholesterol levels in the blood more vulnerable for hypertension (Nikolov et al., 2015).
Objectives: The purpose of this research aimed to determine a percentage of body fat and cholesterol levels of the elderly women in Posyandu, Geger Subdistrict, Madiun who occurrence of hypertension.
Methods: This research using cross sectional design. The sample using purposive sampling technique with 38 respondent which satisfy the inclusion criteria. Instrument used is Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis tool. Statistical test used is spearman rho with a significance level of α < 0.05.
Results: The results of this study showed that significant relationship between body fat percentage and blood pressure (p-value = .033; r = .304). Meanwhile, total cholesterol level did not show any relationship with blood pressure (p-value = .429; r = -.132).
Conclusion: Fat Accumulation in the kidneys where the renin-angiotensin system is identified in human fat tissue, can cause impaired nephron function which causes blood pressure to rise. Thus, abdominal obesity accompanied by ectopic fat deposits can play an important role in the development of hypertension and should not be neglected when undertaking blood pressure-lowering therapy.
 
Publisher Institute for Research and Community Service of Health Polytechnic of Kerta Cendekia, Sidoarjo
 
Date 2021-06-09
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ejournal-kertacendekia.id/index.php/nhjk/article/view/216
10.36720/nhjk.v10i1.216
 
Source Nurse and Health: Jurnal Keperawatan; Vol 10 No 1 (2021): Nurse and Health: Jurnal Keperawatan January-June 2021; 26-37
2623-2448
2088-9909
10.36720/nhjk.v10i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ejournal-kertacendekia.id/index.php/nhjk/article/view/216/191
https://ejournal-kertacendekia.id/index.php/nhjk/article/view/216/225
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Binar Wahyuning Widhi, Mega Arianti Putri
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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