HUBUNGAN LINGKAR PINGGANG DAN LINGKAR PINGGUL DENGAN TEKANAN DARAH PADA GURU-GURU SMA METHODIST-1 MEDAN TAHUN 2O16
Background : Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of high mortality in developing countries. One of the main factors is essential hypertension. Essential hypertension causes over weight (obesity). The means used to determine screening of obesity is the body anthropometric measurements, including body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, and ratio waist and hips. The purpose of this study is to find out the relationship of waist circumference and hip circumference with blood pressure in the high school teachers of Methodist-1 Medan. This research was conducted in SMA Methodist-1 Medan on 29 March 2016-01 April 2016.
Methods : This research is an analytic observational with cross sectional approach and selection of samples is done by sampling a total of 60 people. Data were analyzed using the Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS).
Results : Based on test results obtained Spearman's p value <0.05, which means that there is a relationship waist and hips with blood pressure.
Conclusion : The conclusion of this research is there is a relationship waist circumference and hip circumference with blood pressure in the high school teachers Methodist-1 Terrain 2016.
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