Effects Of Pigeon PEA (Cajanus Cajan) Consumption to Decrease Blood Pressure on Elderly Hypertension in the Region of Barana Health Center of Jeneponto

Authors

  • Muhammad Khidri Alwi
  • Sri Julyani
  • Yusriani, Nurfardiansyah Burhanuddin
  • Sulfiana S
  • Burhanuddin Bahar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2784

Keywords:

Cajanus cajan, Blood Pressure, Elderly, Baruasa.

Abstract

Hypertension is a high-risk condition that causes of deaths, stroke, and coronary heart disease. This study
aims to determinethe effect of giving pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) baruasa on systolic and diastolic blood
pressure of elderly with hypertension.
The research is quasy experimental design with pre-post test group. A total of 36 elderly people with
hypertension were divided into intervention group and control group by random sampling. Data were
analyzed using Mann-Whitney and Wilcoxon with 95% confidence level.
The results of this study indicate that: There is an effect giving pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) baruasa on the
systolic blood pressure of elderly with hypertension (p = 0.001 <0.05); (4) There is an effect giving pigeon
pea (Cajanus cajan) baruasa to the diastolic blood pressure of elderly with hypertension (p = 0.001 <0.05).
The conclusion of this study that consumption of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) baruasa can reduce of blood
pressure on elderly hypertensive in Jeneponto district.
The suggestions for researcher presumably can further investigate the influence of pigeon pea baruasa on
blood pressure in elderly man with hypertension and long storage time (expiration date) of pigeon pea
baurasa

Author Biographies

Muhammad Khidri Alwi

Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Muslim Indonesia, 90231

Sri Julyani

Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Muslim
Indonesia,

Yusriani, Nurfardiansyah Burhanuddin

Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Muslim Indonesia, 90231

Sulfiana S

Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Muslim Indonesia, 90231

Burhanuddin Bahar

Faculty of Public Healthc Universitas Hasanuddin

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Muhammad Khidri Alwi, Sri Julyani, Yusriani, Nurfardiansyah Burhanuddin, Sulfiana S, & Burhanuddin Bahar. (2021). Effects Of Pigeon PEA (Cajanus Cajan) Consumption to Decrease Blood Pressure on Elderly Hypertension in the Region of Barana Health Center of Jeneponto. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 826-833. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2784

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