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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2019, Volume : 9, Issue : 3
First page : ( 323) Last page : ( 326)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2019.00069.7

Quasi Experimental Study to assess the relationship between Lifestyle and Blood Pressure among Prehypertensive employees in a workplace hypertension prevention program at Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

Sulochana C. Sasi1,*, Rani Sharmila Jansi2

1Associate Professor, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor, Kanayakumari District, Affliated to The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai

2Vice Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor, Kanaya Kumari District, Affliated to The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai

*Corresponding Author Email: sasisulochanac@gmail.com

Online published on 31 December, 2019.

Abstract

Pre hypertensive clients need to make a few life style adjustments to manage prehypertension such as weight management, regular exercise, eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and low fat dairy, use low dietary salt, use low sodium, and monitor Blood Pressure. regularly. Intervention Programme helps to includes all those life style adjustments. The setting selected for the study was selected food processing industries in Kanyakumari district. Wellness Intervention was given for a period of 6 weeks. It includes wellness teaching and wellness exercise training and distribution of wellness module and suggested Degital Video Disk entitled exercises to the participants. Intervention period was 12 hours in each industry. At the end of the 7thweek outcome measures on knowledge, lifestyle and blood pressure level was measured with the participants. There was a negative correlation between lifestyle and level of Blood Pressure in post-test shows when lifestyle increases Blood Pressure decreases and maintained normal level.

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Keywords

Relationship, Lifestyle, Blood Pressure.

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