Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

The Relationship Between Hormonal Contraception Use with the Occurrence of Hypertension Among Women at reproductive age at Kassi-Kassi Health Center Makassar

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288623,
        author={Emmi  Bujawati and Dwi Santy Damayati and Syahratul  Aeni and Nurmaghfirawati  Nurmaghfirawati and Syahrul  Basri},
        title={The Relationship Between Hormonal Contraception Use with the Occurrence of Hypertension Among Women at reproductive age at Kassi-Kassi Health Center Makassar},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICER-PH},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={hormonal contraception hypertension women at reproductive ages},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288623}
    }
    
  • Emmi Bujawati
    Dwi Santy Damayati
    Syahratul Aeni
    Nurmaghfirawati Nurmaghfirawati
    Syahrul Basri
    Year: 2019
    The Relationship Between Hormonal Contraception Use with the Occurrence of Hypertension Among Women at reproductive age at Kassi-Kassi Health Center Makassar
    ICER-PH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288623
Emmi Bujawati1,*, Dwi Santy Damayati1, Syahratul Aeni1, Nurmaghfirawati Nurmaghfirawati1, Syahrul Basri1
  • 1: Department of Public Health, Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar
*Contact email: emmi.bujawati@uin-alauddin.ac.id

Abstract

The use of hormonal contraception will affect the balance of hormones in our body. This study aims to determine the relationship between the use of hormonal contraception and cases of hypertension in women who are married at reproductive age at Kassi-Kassi Society Health Center conducted quantitatively using a cross-sectional approach. with a population of women aged 15-49 years who have actively taken hormonal contraception in the Kassi-Kassi community health center. The sampling technique using Proportional Stratified Random Sampling with a total of 386 samples. Data collection was carried out directly in the field of research, and measurement of blood pressure. Data analysis was performed using the Chi-square statistical test. The results showed that women who were married at reproductive age who had been using hormonal contraception for a long time were 2.759 times at risk of hypertension. In addition, women who use hormonal contraception regularly are 1,392 times at risk of hypertension and women who use hormonal contraception for more than 35 years are 1,403 times at risk of developing hypertension, and there is no relationship between education of acceptors, occupations of acceptors and types of hormonal contraception with cases of hypertension. Finally, this study shows that it is important to conduct a preliminary examination before choosing the type of contraception.