Reviewing of the Relationship Between Body Mass Index and High Blood Pressure of Patients
International Journal of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Volume 1, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 19-23
Received: Feb. 28, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 22, 2017; Published: Apr. 7, 2017
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Ishaq Olawoyin Olatunji, Department of Statistics, Kano University of Science and Technolog, Wudil, Nigeria
Akeem Ajibola Adepoju, Department of Statistics, Kano University of Science and Technolog, Wudil, Nigeria
Abdulmuahymin Abiola Sanusi, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sci., University, Kashere, Gombe, Nigeria
Audu Ahmed, Department of Mathematics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
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On average, older adults tend to have more body fat than younger adults for an equivalent BMI. Hence, few works have been carried out on the areas of relationship between Body Mass Index and Hypertension. Therefore, this research is carried out to review the relationship between Body Mass Index and patients with high Blood Pressure at Murtala Muhammad specialist hospital kano state using regression and correlation analyses. The result shows that the conditions of patients with high blood pressure are worsened by excess weight, also the relationship between body mass and systolic and that of diastolic blood pressure were assed to be strong and fairly weak respectively.
Body Mass Index, Diastolic Blood Pressure, Systolic Blood Pressure and Height
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Ishaq Olawoyin Olatunji, Akeem Ajibola Adepoju, Abdulmuahymin Abiola Sanusi, Audu Ahmed, Reviewing of the Relationship Between Body Mass Index and High Blood Pressure of Patients, International Journal of Statistics and Actuarial Science. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017, pp. 19-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsas.20170101.14
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