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Rabiei N, Gholami Fesharaki M, Rowzati M. The Study of Antihypertensive Medications in Hypertension Control in Male Industrial Employees: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Health Educ Health Promot. 2021; 9 (1)
URL: http://hehp.modares.ac.ir/article-5-48809-en.html
1- Biostatistics Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University,
2- Biostatistics Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University , mohammad.gholami@modares.ac.ir
3- Worksite Follow-Up Unit, Occupational Health Center, Mobarakeh Steel Company, Esfahan
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Abstract
Purpose: Hypertension control is one of the most important healthcare issues in all societies. One way to control high blood pressure is to use antihypertensive medications. Therefore, this research has been done to study the effect of antihypertensive drugs on changing blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and Framingham Risk Score (FRS).
 Materials and Methods: This retrospective cohort study was conducted among 2197 male workers of Mobarakeh steel company follow-up a study on the control of cardiovascular disease of SHIMSCO from January 2014 to January 2019.The case group (n=642) was hypertensive people who took medications for controlling hypertension and control group (n=1555) was health people without use any hypertension drug. The change of Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP), Diastolic Blood Pressure (DBP), BMI and FRS considered as response variable. In this study multilevel analysis were utilized for investigating the effect of antihypertensive drugs on change response from base line.
Results:  2197 male worker participate in this study. The results of this study showed that changes in SBP, DBP and FRS variables during 2015 to 2019 in the case group compared to the control group had a significant decrease. But this decrease was not significant for the BMI (P=0.588).
Conclusion:
The results of this study showed that the use of antihypertensive drugs is a very effective method in controlling hypertension patients. Therefore, the priority of pharmacological method in the treatment of this patient is much more effective than other methods.
     
Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Healthy Life Style
Received: 2020/12/31 | Accepted: 2021/01/28 | Published: 2021/01/23
* Corresponding Author Address: -Biostatistics MSC student, Biostatistics Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

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