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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2011, 16(5): 302-309 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Knowledge and Practice of Hypertension Patients in Boyer Ahmad City in 2008
E Naeimi, J Malekzadeh, A Hadinia, B Sharifi, A Mosavizadeh 1
1- , Health.Epid@gmail.com
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Background & Aim: High blood pressure in modern societies is considered a risk, so this study was carry out to investigate knowledge and practice of hypertensive patients based on national program to prevent and control the disease in Boyer Ahmad city. Methods: This study is a cross sectional descriptive study on 237 patients of high blood pressure had been applied. Subjects selected by stratified random sampling. Data collection instrument was a own structured questionnaire. Data entered in SPSS software version 11.5 and descriptive statistics and chi square test has been used for analyze of data. Results: The overall awareness and practice level of the patients equal to, 85% and 56%, respectively. Overall performance of patient 35.4 and 85.2 percent of patients taking the medicine as directed by your doctor respectively. 42.2 percent of patients had exercised are appropriate. 4.2 percent have managed to quit smoking. Relationship between literacy and general awareness of patients was significant (P=0.001). The difference between before and after g or identify patients was significant (P<0.001). Systolic blood pressure per year history of hypertension increases the amount of 1.26 mm Hg unit had increased.(P<0.001).Communicate knowledge and practices indicate that increased an awareness rating of .12 points increase in performance is observed.(P=0.001). Conclusion: Knowledge services to target populations considered consistent with national plans, but their performance in the field of medicine, diet, exercise and quit smoking program is not Compliant. A further study to improve the performance of patients is recommended.
Keywords: awareness, performance, high blood pressure
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Received: 2015/04/26 | Accepted: 2015/04/26 | Published: 2015/04/26
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Naeimi E, Malekzadeh J, Hadinia A, Sharifi B, Mosavizadeh A. Assessment of Knowledge and Practice of Hypertension Patients in Boyer Ahmad City in 2008. Armaghane danesh. 2011; 16 (5) :302-309
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