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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,464 4,152 78.3 76.8-79.8 1,312 21.7 20.2-23.2
-Robeson County 184 131 74.1 65.8-80.9 53 25.9 19.1-34.2
GENDER
Male 55 33 65.9 51.0-78.2 22 34.1 21.8-49.0
Female 129 98 80.8 72.3-87.2 31 19.2 12.8-27.7
RACE
White 64 41 72.4 59.2-82.5 23 27.6 17.5-40.8
Other 119 89 74.8 63.8-83.2 30 25.2 16.8-36.2
AGE
18-44 24 19 85.8 67.2-94.7 5 14.2 5.3-32.8
45+ 158 111 71.0 61.5-78.9 47 29.0 21.1-38.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 88 73.4 62.2-82.2 33 26.6 17.8-37.8
Some College + 63 43 75.3 62.4-84.8 20 24.7 15.2-37.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 91 70.6 60.2-79.2 40 29.4 20.8-39.8
$50,000+ 29 23 83.4 64.8-93.2 6 16.6 6.8-35.2

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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