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Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Year : 2019, Volume : 13, Issue : 1
First page : ( 264) Last page : ( 268)
Print ISSN : 0973-9122. Online ISSN : 0973-9130.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-9130.2019.00053.7

Hypertension Screening in Adults under Thirty in Babylon Community

Fahad Balqees Salman1,*, Jassim Hussein1

1Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Babylon, Iraq

*Corresponding author: Balqees Salman Fahad Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Babylon, Iraq.

Online published on 8 February, 2019.


A descriptive study was carried from 7th February 2018 to 3th May 2018 which is implement on nonprobability samples of 340 patients with hypertension in age under thirty years’ old at primary health care centers’. The aims of the study to identify the demographics data of the sample and to know the early Hypertension screening for adult under thirty years old and to indicated the relationship between the demographics data and early Hypertension screening. The instrument used to assess early hypertension screening in adults under thirty years’ old, the questionnaire consists of seven parts, the demographic data, behavioral data, the patient history, the medical history, The Physical Examination, Presentation Consists of Symptoms, and Signe. The analyses were conducted by SPSS version 23, test of ANOVAa (Analysis of Variance) and Regression. The most prominent findings of the study are physical examination statistical analysis also indicates a negative association between BMI and blood pressure among the participants, most were suffering from headache, dyspnea and nocturia current proof backings the use of way of life adjustments to control blood pressure.



Community, Hypertension, Babylon, Patients.


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