The Proceedings of the 1st Seminar The Emerging of Novel Corona Virus, nCov 2020, 11-12 February 2020, Bali, Indonesia

Research Article

The Relationship between duration Hypertension with Cognitive Function in Elderly at Health Care II West Denpasar area

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.11-2-2020.2302034,
        author={Putu Indah Budi Apsari and Putu  Sutisna and Stephany  Angelia},
        title={The Relationship between duration Hypertension with Cognitive Function in Elderly at Health Care II West Denpasar area},
        proceedings={The Proceedings of the 1st Seminar The Emerging of Novel Corona Virus, nCov 2020, 11-12 February 2020, Bali, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NCOV},
        year={2020},
        month={11},
        keywords={relationship hypertension denpasar area},
        doi={10.4108/eai.11-2-2020.2302034}
    }
    
  • Putu Indah Budi Apsari
    Putu Sutisna
    Stephany Angelia
    Year: 2020
    The Relationship between duration Hypertension with Cognitive Function in Elderly at Health Care II West Denpasar area
    NCOV
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.11-2-2020.2302034
Putu Indah Budi Apsari1,*, Putu Sutisna1, Stephany Angelia1
  • 1: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Warmadewa University
*Contact email: putuindah.budi@gmail.com

Abstract

Hypertension is a condition in which a person’s systolic blood pressure over 140 mm Hg and or diastolic blood pressure over 90 mmHg. In Indonesia, 7-9% of hypertensive patients have cognitive dysfunction. This study aimed to determine the relationship between duration of hypertension and cognitive function in elderly at Health Centre II West Denpasar area. This study used analytic cross sectional design with 71 elderly respondents over 60 years old selected by Consecutive Sampling from the elderly attending Posyandu (Comprehensive Health Care) program at Health Centre II West Denpasar. Secondary data were used taken from medical records in the Health Centre II West Denpasar. Instrument used in this study was Mini Mental State Examination. (MMSE). Data were analyzed statistically using univariate and bivariate analysis by Chi Square test. The results showed hypertension over 5 year was suffered by 68.9% respondents with decreased cognitive function, while hypertension under 5 year was suffered by 38.7% respondents with decreased cognitive function. There was a significant relationship between duration of hypertension and cognitive function in elderly.