Corpus ID: 56360169

Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension

  title={Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension},
  author={Michelle Edwards},
Beliefs about Hypertension Among People with Uncontrolled Hypertension 
Health beliefs about hypertension among hypertensive elderly people in Khammam urban locality: health belief model
In the South-East Asia, nearly 35% of the adult population has hypertension, which accounts for 1.5 million deaths annually. In India, in 2015, the prevalence of hypertension, among people aged moreExpand
Precautionary complications on hypertension with Health Belief Model (HBM) approach: A descriptive study of health center community in The Garut Region of Indonesia
The conclusion of this study if somebody has a good perception of their illness, then they will focus on the prevention and control the condition of health problems, and if the perception is not good, then somebody will tend to ignore health problems. Expand


Hypertension and the Hmong Community
Vulnerable populations, such as ethnic minorities, are susceptible to poor health because of their unique perception of disease and treatment and nurses and other health care professionals are in a unique position to promote health in these vulnerable populations by using the Health Belief Model. Expand
Controlling hypertension from a public health perspective.
  • J. Chiong
  • Medicine
  • International journal of cardiology
  • 2008
Results from studies suggest that it may be possible to solve the public health problem of hypertension, but requires interdisciplinary approaches to increase patient awareness and physician adherence to guidelines to realize the full benefits of hypertension research. Expand
Hypertension in ethnic populations: tailoring treatments.
The Hispanic population in the United States comprises different and distinct cultures and genetic backgrounds. Most of the data on hypertension in this community are specific to Mexican Americans,Expand
Hypertension Awareness and Control Among Young Adults in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
In this nationally representative group of young adults, rates of hypertension awareness and control were low and efforts to increase detection of hypertension must address young adults’ access to preventive care and perception of their need for care. Expand
Factors associated with lack of awareness and uncontrolled high blood pressure among Canadian adults with hypertension.
Messaging or interventions encouraging screening may be helpful for all younger Canadian adults and men; programs encouraging blood pressure control may help older women. Expand
Health beliefs and the prevention of hypertension in a black population living in London.
The perception of self-efficacy to perform behaviors that will decrease hypertension risk needs to be effectively harnessed by health educators to decrease the prevalence of hypertension in this population of Blacks. Expand
A proposed new model of hypertensive treatment behavior in African Americans.
  • J. Middleton
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the National Medical Association
  • 2009
Inaccurate lay public understanding of hypertensive illness and its consequences contributes to decreased perceived severity and susceptibility to hypertension; lower rates of compliance with lifestyle recommendations reflect several common perceived barriers along with low self-efficacy and outcome efficacy regarding hypertensive treatments. Expand
Predictors of uncontrolled hypertension and antihypertensive medication nonadherence
Poor medication adherence, lack of information about hypertension, and side effects should be considered as possible underlying causes of uncontrolled BP and must be addressed in any intervention aimed to improve BP control. Expand
Improving follow-up among hypertensive patients using a health belief model intervention.
Patients receiving any HBM intervention were 50% more likely to make, and 47% more likelihood to keep, a follow-up referral appointment than control group patients. Expand