Proportion of Hypertension Cases by Gender in the North Buton Regency in the 2018-2020 Period


Hypertension is a main risk factor of mortality and morbidity which has been connected with cardiovascular diseases (CVD). There are different types of CVD such as atherosclerosis, acute myocardial infarction, and cardiomyopathy. This study was conducted to describe the proportion of hypertension by gender in the North Buton Regency in the 2018-2020 period. This is a survey research utilizing the health report data of the North Buton Regency Health Office during the period of 2017-2020 which involves data on the hypertension by gender. The research sample is hypertension patients. The type of research data is numerical and the research data is presented in the form of a graph with narration. The highest number of hypertension cases by gender in the North Buton Regency for the 2018-2020 period was female, spread across 3 public health centers namely Lakansai, Kambawo, Kulisusu health centers.

Keywords: Hypertension, Gender, Female, Male

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