Author : Susita Diana Betek, Maykel killing, Quinthia Amanda Manitic
Recurrence is the recurrence of symptoms that have previously progressed (Stuart and larai) in chronic mental disorders, it is estimated that 50% recurrence in the first year and 70% in the second year. The process of life is needed Good health and always optimal and we should not ignore it altogether, because without optimal health everything will be meaningless, one of the many diseases that occur in the population, both adults, elderly and it does not rule out the possibility of occurring in the adolescent population. hypertension. 1 Hypertension is a non-communicable disease that is still a health problem, where systolic blood pressure is ≥ 140 mmHg and diastolic pressure ≥ 90 mmHg. 2 This type of research is an analytic survey using a cross-sectional approach design, namely a study where data collection is carried out simultaneously. This study was conducted with the main aim of seeing and knowing the relationship between knowledge and recurrence of hypertension. The relationship between knowledge and recurrence of hypertension in the village of Dum-Dum, the working area of the Dum-Dum Community Health Center, Kao Teluk sub-district , North Halmahera District is called the results of statistical tests (SPSS). North This can be proven from the results of the Chi-square statistical test, there is a relationship between knowledge and recurrence of hypertension, which is obtained from 50 respondents (P = 0.03 where the significant value <0.005). The results of the research I got, to conclude that the Relationship between Knowledge and Recurrence of Hypertension in the Work Area of the Dum-Dum Health Center, Kao Teluk sub-district , North Halmahera Regency, where the knowledge and recurrence are good as many (10) respondents while those who have poor knowledge and recurrence are (10) respondents.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD