Risk Factors For Hypertension Among Adults Attending Health Centres In Ruiru Sub-county, Kiambu County, Kenya
Objective: To identify risk factors for Hypertension among adults attending Health Centers.
Design: Retrospective case control study
Setting: Ruiru Sub-County, Kiambu County.
Subjects: 150 cases with 2paired matches.
Results: Hypertension is projected to outstrip communicable diseases by 2020; its associated with diverse multisystem damage with 28% mortality in Kenya, this was a retrospective case control study with an aim of determining risk factors of hypertension which will be used to design an intervention strategy, blood pressure, weight and height was measured ,study revealed several risjk factors; use of private car (P=0.011), Income £500-1000 (P=0.043), without formal education DownloadViews: 253