The effect of a grouped-empowerment intervention program on blood pressure levels among a group at-risk for hypertension
Keywords:grouped-empowerment intervention program, risk for hypertension
This quasi-experimental research, two groups pre-posttest design, aimed to study the effects of a grouped-empowerment intervention program on their blood pressure levels. The sample was 60 divided into control and experimental groups. The control group received routine nursing care. Thereafter, the experimental group received grouped-empowerment interventions. The result of this study revealed that 1) the post-program average systolic and diastolic blood pressures of the experimental group were lower than their pre-program averages 2) after completion of the program and 12 weeks after program completion, the study group had systolic and diastolic blood pressures were also lower than those of the control group.
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