Predicting Factors of Cognitive Impairment among Older Adults with Hypertension, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province


  • Supa Kraisuwan School of Nursing Walailak University
  • Rewwadee Petsirasan Faculty of Nursing, Prince of Songkla University
  • Saifon Aekwarangkoon School of Nursing, Walailak University



Predicting factors, Cognitive impairment, Hypertension, Older adults


This correlational predictive research aimed to determine the prevalence and predictive factors of cognitive impairment among older adults with hypertension in chronic disease clinic, secondary hospital Nakhon Si Thammarat Province. Data were collected from 273 participants by the questionnaire on factors predicting cognitive impairment and the Mini Mental State Examination Thai version. The data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, multiple logistic regression. The results revealed that the prevalence of cognitive impairment in the sample group was 12.09%. The predicting factors of cognitive impairment were depression (ORad = 5.07, 95%CI: 1.23-21.01) and history of traumatic brain injury (ORad = 6.10, 95%CI: 1.26-29.58). The healthcare provider should monitor the incidence of cognitive impairment in the older adults with hypertension to prevent cognitive impairment and reduce
the risk of dementia.


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Kraisuwan S, Petsirasan R, Aekwarangkoon S. Predicting Factors of Cognitive Impairment among Older Adults with Hypertension, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province. Health Sci J Thai [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 1 [cited 2023 Nov. 29];4(2):23-36. Available from:



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