Uma Revisão Integrativa da Hipertensão Arterial Sistêmica e Diabetes Mellitus na Potencialidade da Gravidade e Letalidade na Covid-19 [chapter]

Daniele Melo Sardinha, Alyne Talita Martires Cabral, Brena Suelen Gama Macias, Carmem Aliandra Freire de Sá, Juliane Lima Alencar, Ingrid do Socorro da Silva Pires de Almeida, Nayara Cavalcante Fernandes, Cláudia Patrícia da Silva Souza, Jessica da Silva Ferreira, Eimar Neri de Oliveira Júnior
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As an adult, the population are prone to have a higher blood pressure. According to the world health organization (2020), cardiovascular diseases, are the major death causes in the world constituting 31% of the world deaths. Incorporating this context, the objective of this study is to verifying the prevalence of arterial hypertension in adults in a basic health Unit with a view to contribute to a better knowledge of the pathology and complications. This is a descriptive study -analytic, of
more » ... titative character. For data collection, initially, the individuals approached were clearly presented to the objectives proposed by the study, upon authorization, the method of applying a questionnaire without identification was used with direct questions, in order to survey the following variables: sex, race, associated diseases, stress, obesity, medication use, smoking and arterial hypertension. According to the results the majority of this study are black (58%), woman (66%) with age between 40 and 49 years (66%), are hypertensives (86%) and characterize stress as a factor associated with increased pressure (82%). It's possible to conclude, that hypertension is characterized as a public health problem, should be seen as a priority to the government to be worked on. It is important to pay bigger attention to contributing factors, implementing educational programs aimed at raising awareness, clarification and monitoring of blood pressure levels in the population, so that it can minimize these problems and have favorable long-term effects.
doi:10.51324/86010947.7 fatcat:h545qcgg5zah3ecmqhadxlfitq