The Profiles of Blood Pressure and Blood glucose Level among the Elderly in “Y” Village, Gresik, Indonesia

Authors

  • Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1 , Festi Artika Sari2 , Nova Febriana3 , Rohmat Romadhoniansyah4 , Fajar Muhammad Ardhiansyah5 , Aprillia Rista Arianti6 , Jonathan Cahya Sabatano7

Keywords:

blood glucose level, diabetes, elderly people, hypertension

Abstract

Elderly people is someone who has the age of 60 years or more. In old age physiological functions decrease

due to degenerative processes (aging), resulting in many non-communicable diseases. Non-communicable

diseases in the elderly include hypertension, stroke, diabetes mellitus and arthritis or rheumatism. The

prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in the district of Gresik is quite high. The aims of this community

service was to find out the profile of blood pressure and blood glucose levels of the elderly in “Y” Village,

Gresik District. This study was a descriptive study with a cross-sectional design. The sampling method

uses accidental sampling technique, which is 60 elderly people who come at the health examination. Sixty

elderly people measured blood pressure and blood glucose level. The measurement results showed that the

elderly blood pressure in Y village had 50% blood pressure in the hypertension stage 1 and 2, 23% in the pre

hypertension category, and 27% had normal blood pressure. While the results of measuring 22% of blood

glucose levels had blood glucose level in the Diabetes Melitus category which is ?200 mg / dl, 58% have

blood glucose levels in the category of 90-199 mg / dl and 20% had normal blood glucose levels. This study

concludes that most of the elderly in Y Village are suffering from hypertension and having non-DM blood

glucose level. Conclusion of this research is elderly people in Y Village has hypertension and blood glucose

level in the category of not yet diabetes.

Author Biography

Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1 , Festi Artika Sari2 , Nova Febriana3 , Rohmat Romadhoniansyah4 , Fajar Muhammad Ardhiansyah5 , Aprillia Rista Arianti6 , Jonathan Cahya Sabatano7

1 Lecturer in Safety and Health Department, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, Campus C,

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 2 Undergraduate Student of Medical Study, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas

Airlangga, Campus A, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 3Undergraduate Student of Pharmacist Education,

Faculty Pharmacy, Universitas Airlangga, Campus C, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 4 Undergraduate Student

of Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga, Campus C, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia,

5 Undergraduate Student of Statistics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Airlangga, Campus C,

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 6 Undergraduate Student of Indonesian Literature, Faculty of Humanities,

Universitas Airlangga, Campus B, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 7 Undergraduate Student of Japan Literature,

Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Airlangga, Campus B, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Putri Ayuni Alayyannur1 , Festi Artika Sari2 , Nova Febriana3 , Rohmat Romadhoniansyah4 , Fajar Muhammad Ardhiansyah5 , Aprillia Rista Arianti6 , Jonathan Cahya Sabatano7. (2020). The Profiles of Blood Pressure and Blood glucose Level among the Elderly in “Y” Village, Gresik, Indonesia. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2180-2185. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10751