Nurses’ Knowledge of Hypertension in Sudan Heart Center, Khartoum (2021): A Cross-Sectional Study

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Saddam Ahmed Al-Ahdal
Mokhtar Abdu almoliky
Abdulnasser Ahmed Mohammed Hazaa
Marzoq Ali Odhah
Fatima S. O. Ashmieg

Abstract

Background: Hypertension is a prevalent chronic health issue associated with significant health 
hazards, ranking as a major contributor to mortality in both developed and developing nations.
Aim of the Study: To study Nurses’ Knowledge of Hypertension in Sudan Heart Center, Khartoum, 2021.
Method: A hospital-based study with a descriptive cross-sectional design was carried out at Sudan 
Heart Center between January and May 2021. It involved 40 nurses; the information was gathered 
through the administration of a structured questionnaire. The data was processed using the SPSS 
program version (23).
Results: The socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents indicated that 60.0% were between 
20-25 years old, 35.0% were between 26-30 years old, 5.0% were over 30 years old, while the 
information indicated that 70.0% were female and 30.0% were male, out of the participants, 90.0% 
had obtained a bachelor’s degree, while 10.0% had achieved a master’s degree in terms of their 
educational level, 45.0% had less than one-year’ experience, 10.0% had more than 5 years’ 
experience, the total knowledge of hypertension is 45.0% of the respondents have poor knowledge, 
37.0% of them have fair knowledge, and(17.0%) have good knowledge.
Conclusions: The study reflect clear outlook about nurse’s knowledge regarding hypertension the 
overall nurses examine by questionnaire the result show good level of knowledge(17.5%), poor level 
of knowledge(45.0%), and fair knowledge is(37.5%).

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Nurses’ Knowledge of Hypertension in Sudan Heart Center, Khartoum (2021): A Cross-Sectional Study. (2024). International Journal of Nursing Education, 16(2), 57-63. https://doi.org/10.37506/0x62jz83
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Saddam Ahmed Al-Ahdal

Assistant Professor of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Al-Razi University; Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences/Sana’a University, Sana’a, Yemen

Mokhtar Abdu almoliky

Medical Surgical Nursing Department, College of nursing, Ha’il University, KSA. Faculty of medicine and health sciences, Taiz University/Yemen,

Abdulnasser Ahmed Mohammed Hazaa

Assistance Professor of Critical Care & Emergency Nursing, Faculty of medicine and health sciences Sana’a university, Sana’a, Yemen

Marzoq Ali Odhah

Assistance Professor of Critical Care & Emergency Nursing, Faculty of medicine and health sciences Sana’a university, Sana’a, Yemen

Fatima S. O. Ashmieg

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing - College of Nursing- Qassim University.

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Nurses’ Knowledge of Hypertension in Sudan Heart Center, Khartoum (2021): A Cross-Sectional Study. (2024). International Journal of Nursing Education, 16(2), 57-63. https://doi.org/10.37506/0x62jz83

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