Title

The level of compliance to the medical management of patient with hypertension in outpatient department of Dr. Jose P. Rizal Hospital National Medical Research Center

Date of Completion

2002

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Hypertension

Abstract

This study utilized the descriptive non-experimental type of research design. An adopted-modified questionnaire was used, which was hand carried and distributed to 100 respondents who were selected based on inclusion criteria through convenience sampling. The results were treated statistically through relative frequency, percentage, mean, t-test and f-test of gathered samples. The following conclusions were drawn: 1) Majority of the respondents belong to age group of 41-60 years old or middle adult, male, unemployed, earning P10,000 and below, attained high school level, and with family history of hypertension; 2) Most of the respondents had a moderate level of compliance; 3) There was a significant difference in the level of compliance to the medical management according to age. However, there was no significant difference when respondents were group according to gender, occupation, monthly family income, educational attainment and family history of hypertension.

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