Current Status of Treatment Compliance of Elderly Hypertensive Patients in Community
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Xuejiao Zheng, Yujin Liu , Liying Zhou, Lijie Ma, Zifei Chen
To investigate the current situation and influencing factors of treatment compliance of elderly hypertensive patients in Changchun community. The survey used a random sample and questionnaire of 373 elderly patients with hypertension in community. The total score of treatment compliance of elderly hypertensive patients in Changchun community was (3.16+0.70). The highest score was medication compliance (3.29+0.01). The lowest score was compliance of daily life management (3.04+1.02). The factors affecting treatment compliance were economic sources, pre-retirement occupation, hospitalization times and sources of medical expenses. The treatment compliance of elderly hypertensive patients in Changchun community is not high, which is at a medium level. The daily life management compliance needs to be paid great attention. Strengthening community health education activities on hypertension will help to improve the treatment compliance of elderly hypertensive patients in community.
Community, Hypertension, Therapeutic compliance