Factors Relating to Patient Compliance with Hypertension Management in the Era of the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Lulu Permata Sari Universitas Muhammadiyah Gombong
  • Cahyu Septiwi Universitas Muhammadiyah Gombong
  • Dadi Santoso Universitas Muhammadiyah Gombong
Keywords: Factors, Compliance, Hypertension Management

Abstract

Hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure and a serious health problem in the
world that causes morbidity and mortality. Uncontrolled hypertension can cause serious
complications such as coronary heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, vision problems and
is one of the comorbid diseases during the Covid-19 pandemic. Compliance to
hypertension manajement to control their blood pressure is very importantto avoid
hypertension’s complications and death. This study aim to determine the factors related
to patient compliance with hypertension management in the era of the Covid-19
pandemic. This research method uses a descriptive analytic method with a cross
sectional approach. The sample consists of 100 respondents, data collection using a
questionnaire and analyzed using univariate and bivariate analysis. There is a
relationship between age and patient compliance with hypertension management
(p=0.016). There is a relationship between knowledge and patient compliance with
hypertension management (p=0.020). There is a relationship between motivation and
patient compliance with hypertension management (p=0.045). There is a relationship
between family support and patient compliance with hypertension management
(p=0.018). There is a significant relationship between factors of age, knowledge,
motivation, and family support with patient compliance with hypertension management.
Factors related to patient compliance in managing their disease are very important and
need to be considered and improved in an effort to maintain blood pressure stability in
hypertensive patients to avoid complications and death.

Published
2022-06-30