A Prospective Study on Hypertension with Reference to Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors in Age Group of 30-50 years

  • Bharat Kumar Kalra Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly.
  • Anupam Seth Assistant Professor, Department of General Medicine, Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly.
Keywords: Hypertension, Socioeconomic Factors, Demographic Factors

Abstract

Background: High blood pressure is a main risk factor for chronic heart disease, stroke, and coronary heart disease. Apart from coronary heart disease and stroke, its complications include heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, renal impairment, retinal hemorrhage, and visual impairment. Methods: In this study 147 total number of cases were included. This study was conducted in the Department of Medicine in a tertiary care centre. Results: In our study, we were included 147 cases. Among all cases we found that 28 cases were hypertensive. In our study, 40 were male in which 10 cases was hypertensive & 107 were female out of which 18 cases was hypertensive. Higher rate of hypertensive showed by 46-50 age group which was 11 cases followed by among all age groups of cases.

Conclusions: It observed that factors such as age, sex, per capita per month income, type of family are associated with hypertension whereas education and religion showed no association with the hypertension.

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2020-03-30
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Kalra BK, Seth A. A Prospective Study on Hypertension with Reference to Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors in Age Group of 30-50 years. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2020Mar.30 [cited 2020May28];6(1):GM1-GM3. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/551
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