Viva Medika: Jurnal Kesehatan, Kebidanan dan Keperawatan <p><img src="/public/site/images/fauzi0787/COVER_VIVA_MEDIKA_Maret_0011.png" width="240" height="318"></p> <p><strong>Viva Medika</strong>&nbsp;Is a journal that publishes articles or research results relating to health, nursing and midwifery issues. Viva Medika is published by Harapan Bangsa University twice a year (September and February). The mission of the Journal of Viva Medika is to disseminate and discuss scientific writings on midwifery, nursing, and various issues within the scope of health problems. This journal is intended as a medium of communication for lecturers and people who have attention to health, obstetrics, nursing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Universitas Harapan Bangsa Purwokerto en-US Viva Medika: Jurnal Kesehatan, Kebidanan dan Keperawatan 1979-2026 <p>Submitted paper will be&nbsp; firstly reviewed by the editors to determine whether the paper meet the edition theme and submission guidelines. Papers which meet the theme and the guidelines will be assigned to selected reviewers for peer-reviews. Viva Medika: Jurnal Kesehatan, Kebidanan dan Keperawatan is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which involves&nbsp; reviewers based on their experties relevant to the topic of the paper. Final decision of paper acceptance is solely decided by the editors according to reviewers' comment.</p> <p>Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are prohibited. Viva Medika: Jurnal Kesehatan, Kebidanan dan Keperawatan uses PlagiarismCheckerX and iThenticate to scan papers for detecting plagiarism. Thus, Appropriate citation and quotation should be used</p> Relationship betwen Body Mass Index and Hypertension among Patients in Kembaran Banyumas <p>Hypertension is disease often called ‘the silent killer’ because it shows no early symptoms. One of risk factors for hypertension is obesity. One way to measure obesity scale is measuring value of Body Mass Index. The study aimed to know the correlation between Body Mass Index and hypertension. This study was descriptive study and conducted using a cross sectional method, sample selection using purposive sampling. Sample of this study was 106 respondents. The data that have been collected were processed using a computer program to be analyzed with Spearman correlation test. The result of this study showed that the majority of hypertension patients has normal body mass index. The results of the Spearman correlation test showed that there was a significant relationship between Body Mass Index and hypertension in the respondens where p = 0.001 (p &lt;0.05 and r =0.605). It means this study conclude that there was relationship between Body Mass index and hypertension.</p> Amin Susanto ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-04-06 2020-04-06 13 02 107 113 10.35960/vm.v13i02.513