Relationship of Fiber Intake, Stress Level, Physical Activity with Blood Pressure of Pre Elderly and Elderly in Lubang Buaya and Kampung Tengah


  • Eti Cahya Fitrianti UPN Veteran Jakarta
  • Sintha Fransiske Simanungkalit



Blood Pressure, Fiber Intake, Physical Activity, Stress Level


High blood pressure is defined as systolic blood pressure that is equal to or above 140 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure equal to or above 90 mm Hg (JNC VIII, 2013). In 2018, the prevalence of hypertension in Indonesia is based on the characteristics of the age 45-75 years and above with an average of 58.33% (Riskesdas, 2018). The aimed of this study was to determine of fiber intake, stress levels, and physical activity with blood pressure in pre elderly and elderly at RW 03 Lubang Buaya and RW 09 Kampung Tengah, East Jakarta. This research method is observational with cross sectional approach followed by 80 respondents with simple random sampling technique Data collection was taken, namely blood pressure measurement using a Sphygmomanometer, fiber intake using the Food Recall form 2 x 24 hours (Weekend and Weekday), stress levels with the DASS-14 questionnaire, and physical activity with the Baecke questionnaire. Data processing was analyzed by univariate and bivariate using Chi-Square test. The results of bivariate analysis with chi-square test showed a significant relationship between fiber intake (p value = 0.007), stress level (p value = 0,000), and physical activity (p value = 0.022) with blood pressure. There is a relationship between fiber intake, stress level, and physical activity with blood pressure in the elderly and elderly in Lubang Buaya and Kampung Tengah.

Author Biography

Eti Cahya Fitrianti, UPN Veteran Jakarta

Program Studi S1 Ilmu Gizi Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan, UPN Veteran Jakarta


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