HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN, SIKAP DAN TINDAKAN MASYARAKAT DI RT 011 RW 006 KELURAHAN SEMPER BARAT, JAKARTA UTARA TERHADAP HIPERTENSI
Keywords: hypertension, level of knowledge, behaviour, attitude
AbstractHypertension is one of disease that can strike anyone, without considering age, race, or their social economy. Therefore, hypertension is also generally known as “heterogeneous group of disease”. According to WHO (World Health Organization), almost one billion people have high blood pressure. The purpose of the research is to identify the correlations between knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour towards the history of hypertension in West Semper Administrative Village, North Jakarta. The research used descriptive analytic method with questionnaire as the research instrument. The result of this research is most of the respondents have knowledge, attitude and good actions that is 189 respondents (82,9%) for knowledge and behavior, 191 respondents (83,8%) for attitude. It also found that there is a correlation between knowledge, attitude and action towards hypertension.