The Relation Between Family-Centered Approach toward Medication Adherence of Antihypertensive Drug Consumption in Indonesia

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Ugiadam Farhan Firmansyah
Yehezkiel Alexander Eduard George
Gita Fajri Gustya
Aria Kekalih


This study focuses on examining the relation between family-centered approach toward medication adherence of antihypertensive drug consumption in Indonesia. 87 participants aged more than 25 years with family and already treated with antihypertensive drug more than 1 month are asked to fill questionnaires or being interviewed to obtain information about gender, level of education, family history of hypertension, family-centered approach, history of visit from community health center health worker in relation with Indonesian Health Program by Family-Centered Approach, physical activity, and medical adherence without any lost data. Obtained data is then categorized in several groups. Chi-square test shows that family-centered approach is significant to improve antihypertensive drug medical adherence (p=0.006). Participants with higher family-centered approach are four times higher in adherence to antihypertensive drug therapy (OR 4,34; 95% CI: 1,45–12,99). However, this study cannot explain the optimal family-centered approach to improve antihypertensive drug therapy medical adherence.

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Firmansyah, U. F., George, Y. A. E., Gustya, G. F. and Kekalih, A. (2023) “The Relation Between Family-Centered Approach toward Medication Adherence of Antihypertensive Drug Consumption in Indonesia”, Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10(1). Available at: (Accessed: 17June2024).
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