Association between the Onset of Menopause and Hypertension among Elderly in Kamurang and Rawakuda Villages, Kedung Waringin Sub-District in 2019 Iin Ira Kartika, Cusmarih, Sisca PriAndini
KnE Life Sciences
Menopausal women are more prone to have hypertension. Estrogen can cause narrowing of the arteries, which cause an increase in blood pressure. The impact of hypertension on older adults become a significant factor in the occurrence of stroke, heart failure, and coronary heart disease. The elderly who are more than 60 years old may die of heart and cerebrovascular disease. Add more support senetence to highlight the imprortance of your study. Objective: To determine the relationship between the
... onship between the age of menopause and hypertension in women in Kamurang and Rawakuda village in KedungWaringin sub-district, Bekasi regency in 2019. Method: This study uses a cross-sectional approach; the sampling technique used in this study is to a total sampling with 42 respondents. The variables in this study include dependence variable, namely hypertention while the independent variable is the age of menopause,and the confounding variables Reage, genetic,caffeine and salt intake. The writer analyzes variables using univariate analysis and bivariate analysis using chi-square while multivariate analysis using multiple logistic regression tests. Results: Therelationshipofmenopausalagewithhypertensioninolderwomenhasap-valueof 0.499 with an OR value of 1.597 (CI: 0.412-6189) controlled by high salt intake variable. Elderly with age experiencing menopause older than average (50 years) will have the risk of developing hypertension 1.597 times greater than the elderly who experience younger menopause after being controlled by high salt intake variable. Conclusion: Elderly with age experiencing menopause older than average (50 years) will have a risk of developing hypertension 1.597 times greater than the elderly who experience younger menopause after being controlled by high saltin take variable.For researchers who would like to conduct further research, it is recommended to investigate the most dominant or most influential factors which influence the occurrence of hypertension in elderly women.