THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODY MASS INDEX AND BLOOD PRESSURE OF ADULT AGE IN MUSSAYIB DISTRICTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2020-05-21
Authors : Abdulmuttaleb Abduljabbar F. Fayyadh; Ihsan Oleiwi Hammadi;
Page : 1369-1375
Keywords : Anabolic Supplement Gym Knowledge;
Background: There is an increase in the prevalence rates of overweight and obesity word wide. Body mass index (BMI)is positively and independently associated with morbidity and mortality from hypertension,cardiovascular diseases,type2 diabetes mellitus and other chronic disease.Itis against this background,this research corroborate similar result in Al-Mussayib district. Objectives: The objective is to determine the relationship between BMI and blood pressure among adults in Al-Mussayib district. Materials and Methods: WHO STEP wise questionnaires modified to obtain information on lifestyle, Demographic, Weight and height were measured using digital influence scale and stadiometer. BP was measured using mercury sphygmomanometer.Threemeasurements were taken at about 10 mint intervals. Results: The prevalence of overweight was (19.7%) and obesity was found to be (11.8%) and 7.5 %, About(17.8 %) of the (422)participants were hypertensive and a significant difference existed between high systolic blood pressure and normal systolic blood pressure of the participants (p=0.01). Conclusion: The relationship is that any increasing in BMI positively influenced BP among these study of adults population.
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