HUBUNGAN INDEKS MASSA TUBUH DENGAN TEKANAN DARAH PADA GURU USIA 26-56 TAHUN DI SMA SWASTA SANTO THOMAS I TAHUN 2016
Background : According to Department of Health RI, cardiovascular disease occur more than a third cause of death, in which hypertension was in second ranked with a percentage of 6,8%. Body mass index related with blood pressure. When weight increases, the risk of hypertension also increases, and vice versa. The relative risk of suffering from hypertension with BMI > 25 is five times higher than someone in normal weight. This research intended to find out the correlation of body mass index with blood pressure in teachers ages 26-56 years at SHS Santo Thomas I in 2016.
Methods : This research used a analysis correlative with cross sectional approach. This research was done at SHS Santo Thomas I Medan. Sample amounts 36 teachers. The sample was taken with total sampling technique and data obtained which were used from primary data.
Results : This research was found age group 26-30 years and 31-35 years (27,8%) and age group > 55 years (8,3%). Teachers as male (58,3%) and female (41,7%). Teachers with a body mass index category of very obese (41,7%) and normal (19,4%). Teachers with systolic blood pressure category of optimal (69,4%) and hypertension grade 2 (2,8%). Teachers with diastolic blood pressure category of optimal (47,2%, prehypertension and hypertension grade 2 (2,8%). Correlation between body mass index with systolic blood pressure (p=0,022) and with diastolic blood pressure (p=0,001).
Conclusion : Based on the result of the research, it could be concluded that there is a correlation between body mass index with blood pressure in teachers ages 26-56 years at SHS Santo Thomas I in 2016.