Identifying Effective Causes of Hypertension in Northern Area of Bangladesh
Das, Keya Rani; Sarker, Jaba Rani; Das, Falgunirani
The rate of morbidity and fatality owing to non-communicable diseases has been risen recent years in Bangladesh. One of the non-communicable diseases is hypertension. This cardiovascular disease is a serious risky cause of the human body which may bring hazards at any time. The main aim of this research is to pull out the effective causes of hypertension and also study about the prevalence of it in the northern area of Bangladesh. We have collected data from two northern division of Bangladesh. From this study, we found younger people have less chance to attack with hypertension and it showed the positive association with food habit, taking fatty food, smoking, alcohol consuming, taking extra salt and family past history compared with the disease and these are the significant factors to develop hypertension. This study revealed that among all other factors consumption of fatty food, intake of extra salt and having family past history with hypertension are the higher influencing factors to develop hypertension in northern area of Bangladesh.
Hypertension, odds ratio, smoking, fatty food, family history.