Proceedings of the 2018 Symposium on Health and Education (SOHE 2018)

Title Study of Prevalence of Hypertension and Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Toward Hypertension of Prison Inmates in Jinan

Authors
Dongying Sun, Jian Wang, Anli Leng
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Dongying Sun
Available Online May 2018.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/sohe-18.2018.48How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Hypertension, Knowledge-Attitude-Behavior, Quality of Life
Abstract

Objective To survey the prevalence of hypertension and knowledge,attitude and behavior towards hypertension of prison inmates in Jinan and provide scientific basis for strategies and methods in comprehensive prevention and control, health education and health promotion. Methods All detainees in Jinan City were chosen by cluster random sampling.A self-designed interview questionnaire was used. Data collected were analyzed by stata12.0. Results There were 192 effective questionnaire in tatal. And the prevalence rate of hypertension was 30.73%. Significant difference was observed between different genders, but no significant difference was observed between different ages which had the highest prevalence rate in the group aged between 29 and 48. As for the education background, higher prevalence rate was in group with lower education.The rate of regular drug-taking was lower in hypertensive patients. The awareness rate of hypertension and the awareness rate of hypertension complications were both lower in patients than that in other group. The unhealthy behavior rates were high not in the patients but also in the other group.The mean scores of the quality o f life of the prison inmates was 75.12. Conclusion The prevalence of hypertension of prison inmates in Jinan City was higher than that of the average level in Jinan City, and the knowledge, attitude and behavior towards hypertension of detainees was lower. It is urgent to strengthen the health education of hypertension prevention,combined with living habits and custom in the prison.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2018 Symposium on Health and Education (SOHE 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
May 2018
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978-94-6252-536-8
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/sohe-18.2018.48How to use a DOI?
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© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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