Nursery Model Implementation Based on Culture in the Effort of Handling Hypertension Disease in Sukabumi Regency

  • Universitas Muhammadiyah Sukabumi
  • Universitas Muhammadiyah Sukabumi
Keywords: Nursery model based on culture, hypertension


The death risk is caused by high hypertension because of handling hypertension, which has no good treatment. Hypertension is a hidden disease that can endanger human life if it is not immediately handled because the disease can be detected if it is examed. Culture and life style factor have influence on to hypertension, particularly food that is not controlled by avoiding health aspect such as, food contains high salt, obesity, etc. Seeing from the total annual case that is increasing. This increasing case needs a model that can be used to prevent hypertension disease as nursery model based on culture. Culture approach in society is suitable to change life behaviour, which is not health. The research aims to identify the cause of hypertension increasing in Sukabumi regency and the effort has been done in handling hypertension disease. The result shows habit pattern of hypertension victim in Sukabumi regency is caused by culture or habit that does not support to health. It is caused by habit from generation to genaration especially the habit of Sundanese society that consumes salted fish and salt. Sundanese society in Sukabumi regency thinks that having rice without salt is not delicious.