KARAKTERISTIK DAN PENGETAHUAN PASIEN DENGAN MOTIVASI MELAKUKAN KONTROL TEKANAN DARAH DI WILAYAH KERJA PUSKESMAS SRAGI I PEKALONGAN

Mubin . MF, Samiasih A . ., Hermawati T

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Hypertension is high blood preesure is settled where the systolic pressure above 140 mmHg and diastolic pressure above 90 mmHg. The elderly, hypertension defined as systolic pressure of 160 mmHg and diastolic above 90 mmHg. Not many people who know the dangers of this disease. Purpose of this study to correlate the characteristics and knowledge of hypertensive patient with blood pressure control motivation on regular basis in the working area of the district health center sragi I Pekalongan. Descriptive analytic study using cross sectional approach. Sample 88 respondents with total sampling technique. Results showed patients with hypertension most often occurs at the age of 60 years, female sex, elementary Education, as a laborer / farmer and knowledge being. There is no significant relationship between characteristics of patien with hypertension withblood pressure control motivation (p > 0,05). There is significant relationship between knowledge and motivation of regular blood pressure control ( p < 0,05).

Keyword : the characteristics, knowledge, motivation blood pressure control

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