International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Hari Shankar

Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

  • Research Article   
    Logistic Regression Analysis on Hypertension and Lifestyle Risk Factors in Rural India
    Author(s): Ayub Khan* and Hari Shankar

    Background: Hypertension is the most important risk factor for chronic disease burden in India. The numbers of peoples affected and the prevalence of hypertension in rural India are expected to increase over the next decade. Aim and Objectives: To determine the prevalence and associated lifestyle risk factors of hypertension in rural India. Materials & methods: A community based cross sectional study was done among age group 40 years & above in rural area of eastern UP, India. Multistage and probability proportional to size sampling procedure was used. Statistical analysis: Data of 1856 individuals for prevalence of hypertension and associated risk factors were analysed and 2 value for each of the risk factors were calculated. Logistic regression analysis was used to predict hypertensive population associated with di.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.9.590

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