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Quality of Life in Hypertensive University students Attending a Health Facility for Care in North Lima

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Djamila Gallegos-Espinoza ,
Djamila Gallegos-Espinoza

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Carlos La Rosa-Longobardi ,
Carlos La Rosa-Longobardi

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Lucia Asencios-Trujillo ,
Lucia Asencios-Trujillo

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Livia Piñas-Rivera ,
Livia Piñas-Rivera

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Lida Asencios-Trujillo ,
Lida Asencios-Trujillo

Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Escuela de Posgrado. Lima, Perú

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Hernan Matta-Solis ,
Hernan Matta-Solis

Instituto Peruano de Salud Familiar, TIC Research Center: eHealth & eEducation. Lima, Perú

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Abstract

Introduction: Hypertension is one of the most common problems where the quality of life of the person suffering from this disease is compromised, altering their health well-being in the short and long term, so the research objective is to determine the quality of life in hypertensive people who come to a health facility for their care in North Lima.
Methods: It is a quantitative, descriptive-cross-sectional study, consisting of 150 participants who answered a questionnaire on sociodemographic aspects and the mini-questionnaire on quality of life in hypertension.
Results: In the results, females have a better quality of life than males.
Conclusions: It is concluded that educational counseling about the disease should be provided to people who are diagnosed with it.

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Gallegos-Espinoza D, La Rosa-Longobardi C, Asencios-Trujillo L, Piñas-Rivera L, Asencios Trujillo L, Matta-Solis H. Quality of Life in Hypertensive University students Attending a Health Facility for Care in North Lima. Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 25 [cited 2024 May 24];3:558. Available from: https://revista.saludcyt.ar/ojs/index.php/sct/article/view/558

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