Proportion of Hypertension Cases by Gender in the North Buton Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province


Hypertension is one of the main risk factors for cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease. This study was conducted to examine the proportion of hypertension by gender in North Buton Regency in the period of 2018-2020. This is a survey research utilizing the health report data of the North Buton District Health Office in the 2017-2020 period, more specifically data on hypertension cases by gender. The research sample is hypertension patients. The type of research data is numerical. The research data is presented in the form of a graph accompanied by a narration. The highest number of cases of hypertension in North Buton Regency for the years 2018-2020 belonged to the female group that spread across 3 health centers namely Lakansai, Kambawo, Kulisusu.

Keywords: Hypertension, Gender, Female, Male

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