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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Has a doctor or health professional ever advised you to do any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,493 3,756 69.9 68.2-71.5 1,737 30.1 28.5-31.8
-Catawba County 156 118 76.2 66.5-83.7 38 23.8 16.3-33.5
GENDER
Male 63 50 81.0 67.7-89.7 13 19.0 10.3-32.3
Female 93 68 70.7 56.3-81.8 25 29.3 18.2-43.7
RACE
White 143 109 77.2 67.1-84.8 34 22.8 15.2-32.9
Other 13 9 68.1 33.5-90.0 4 31.9 10.0-66.5
AGE
18-44 13 10 85.5 57.4-96.3 3 14.5 3.7-42.6
45+ 141 106 74.0 63.5-82.4 35 26.0 17.6-36.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 81 57 72.1 57.5-83.2 24 27.9 16.8-42.5
Some College + 75 61 80.7 67.4-89.4 14 19.3 10.6-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 65 74.0 61.7-83.4 23 26.0 16.6-38.3
$50,000+ 41 33 79.3 57.9-91.4 8 20.7 8.6-42.1

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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