Influence of kidney function stages with risk for developing cardiovascular disease in patients with hypertension


  • Jantarawadee Sapantong Walailak University School of Nursing
  • Wirampa Tanglai Walailak University School of Nursing


kidney function, hypertension, cardiovascular risk


This predictive correlational research by analyzing secondary data that is already recorded in the statistical analysis program aims to examine predictors of the influence between three phases of kidney function stages and potential high risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with hypertension. Participates were 490 patients attending four subdistrict health promotion hospitals in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Framingham risk assessment algorithm was used to consider the kidney function stages by determining the renal filtration rate criterion. Binary logistic regression was used to examine the predictive model with an odds ratio and the confident interval at 95 percent

The results indicated that the risk of cardiovascular disease in hypertension patients with kidneys functions from stage 3, 2, and 1 were 60.3, 48.9,27.2 percent, respectively. Binary logistic regression analysis presented that the risk of developing cardio vascular disease in hypertension patients increased from baseline examination when adjusting the combined influence of risk factors, including diastolic pressure, body mass index, and waist circumference. Patients with renal function stage 2 having more than two times of high risk prevalence (AOR 2.69, 95% CI 1.71-4.22, p <0.001) and a quadruple rise in group of patients with renal function stage 3 (AOR 4.48, 95% CI 2.39-8.38, p <0.001) by comparing to patients with stage 1 kidney function.

This study showed that kidney function stages influences with risk for developing cardiovascular disease in patients with hypertension.  Thus, nurses should establish awareness and health behaviors modification programs to prevent and control risk factors for cardiovascular disease and progression.


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Sapantong J, Tanglai W. Influence of kidney function stages with risk for developing cardiovascular disease in patients with hypertension. Thai J Cardio-Thorac Nurs. [Internet]. 2022 Sep. 24 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];33(1):201-14. Available from:



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