Background: Hypertension is a condition where the systolic blood pressure result is 140 mmHg, and the diastolic blood pressure result is 90 mmHg. Uncontrolled blood pressure is one of the etiologies of the emergence of complications that will reduce the quality of life. It is necessary to measure the quality of life and to know the factors that affect the quality of life of people with hypertension as a benchmark to improve the welfare of life. This study aims to analyze the dominant factors affecting the quality of life of hypertension sufferers in rural and sub-urban areas in Yogyakarta.
Method: This type of research is non-experimental with quantitative methods and correlational descriptive design. The approach used is cross sectional. Respondents in this study amounted to 85 respondents using the purposive sampling technique. This research was conducted in February-March 2021. The data analysis used was the frequency test and logistic regression test.
Result: The dominant factor influencing the quality of life of hypertension sufferers in rural and sub-urban areas in Yogyakarta is medication adherence (OR=0.164).
Conclusion: The dominant factor influencing the quality of life of hypertension sufferers in rural and sub-urban areas in Yogyakarta is medication adherence.