Relationship Between Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Knowledge and Hypertension
Keywords:Blood Pressure, DASH Diet, Hypertension
AbstractThe prevalence of non-communicable hypertension in Indonesia in 2007, 2013, and 2018 tends to increase. This phenomenon is predicted to continue. Riskesdas shows that the prevalence of hypertension in 2018 shows the number in the population aged over 18 years based on national measurements of 34.11%. Based on the annual report of the Cinunuk Public Health Center, it shows that hypertension is the largest non-communicable disease pattern in the Cinunuk Public Health Center in 2020, reaching 2672 cases of disease from 12517 cases of other diseases with a percentage of 21.34%. Hypertension is still a major public health problem associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Hypertension can be controlled consistently by modifying a healthy lifestyle. The DASH (Dietary Approach To Stop Hypertension) dietary intervention recommended in national guidelines can substantially lower blood pressure in both people with hypertension and those without hypertension. This study aims to determine the relationship between knowledge of DASH (Dietary Approach To Stop Hypertension) and hypertension in Cinunuk village in 2021. This study was conducted using a quantitative method with a cross-sectional approach using primary data obtained through google form distribution. The research subjects were the people of Cinunuk Village, Cimekar, a total of 103 respondents who met inclusion and exclusion criteria. The results of this study indicate that there is a relationship between Knowledge of DASH and Hypertension in Cinunuk Village (P 0.049), where the hypertension proportion was significantly smaller (2.6%) than the no-hypertension percentage (15.6%) in the group who familiar with DASH. Lifestyle modification, including DASH, play an important role in controlling hypertension.
How to Cite
Yulianto, F. A. ., Nurhayati, E. ., Firdaus , A. ., & Elfi, Y. . (2021). Relationship Between Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Knowledge and Hypertension. RSF Conference Proceeding Series: Medical and Health Science, 1(1), 91–96. https://doi.org/10.31098/cpmhs.v1i1.272