RISK FACTORS WITH THE OCCURRENCE OF HYPERTENSION IN GROUND HANDLING OFFICERS OF PT. GAPURA ANGKASA MINANGKABAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Hypertension was an important health problem throughout the world, this is due to hypertension also known as the silent killer because it was often without complaints, so patients did not know that they have hypertension and only know after complications occur. This study aims to determine the risk factors for hypertension in Ground Handling officers.
This study was an observational analytic study with a cross sectional design in February 2020. Samples in this study was taken from populations that met the inclusion criteria of 50. Sampling with simple random sampling technique. Data analysis used chi square test, and the alternative test was fisher exact test.
Statistical test results found that there was a significant relationship between age (p = 0.006; OR = 9,000; 95% CI = 1,693 - 47,837), years of service (p = 0.028; OR = 7,200; 95% CI = 1,363 - 37,960), continuity of use Ear Protection Equipment (p = 0.041; OR = 6.469; 95% CI = 1,230 - 34,012), and noise intensity (p = 0.042; OR = 4,762; 95% CI = 1,085 - 20,907) to the incidence of hypertension in the ground handling officer of PT. Gapura Angkasa Minangkabau International Airport in 2020.
Conclusion, the risk of hypertension was 9 times greater for ground handling officers with age over 35 years (p = 0.006; OR = 9,000; 95% CI = 1,693 - 47,837).