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Title: 

THE PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION IN 15-18 YEARS FASA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS AND ITS RELATION WITH PARENTS USE OF CIGARETTE, DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION

Type: POSTER
Author(s): JAMALI K.,EBRAHIMI A.,FEREYDOUNI ZH.,SAHM ALDINI M.A.,GHODSI R.,KHOSRAVI Z.,FARSINEHZAD B.,NOUR BAKHSH M.
 
 
 
Name of Seminar: IRANIAN CONGRESS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Type of Seminar:  CONGRESS
Sponsor:  PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY, MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
Date:  2007Volume 18
 
 
Abstract: 

Background: Hypertension is one of the major problems in most countries. It is one of the most causes of coronary disease, myocardial infarction, heart failure, renal failure and their mortality, so with early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the patients, it’s possible to prevent the side effects of it. As the hypertension may be asymptomatic at the beginning, most of the patients are not aware of their disease, so its diagnosis is more important in children and young adults. According to the new researches, the prevalence of hypertension is increasing in young Adults in comparison with the past, so we can decrease the side effects of it by screening the patients in these ages. Since it is an important subject and there was, not any study about hypertension among young adults in fasa, we decided to measure the blood pressure among the high school girls in this city
Method: in this study we select 1000 girls in fasa high schools for our sample accidentally, then we measure their height, weight, blood pressure of bpth hands, pulse rate and also evaluate , environmental factors, pidemiologic and emotional status that may affect on it.
Results: Among these girls, the prevalence of high systolic blood pressure was
3/7 and the prevalence of high diastolic blood pressure was 4/8.
Conclusion: This study confirms that the prevalence of hypertension in high school girls in fasa is lower than in Sanfransisco city and Tunnes. Also this study shows a meaningful relationship between hypertension and age, emotional status, positive history of diabetes and hypertension in parents, smoker parents, sport and activity, body mass index and loving a special color. Suggestion: Studying in other ages and sex is recommended.

 
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