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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Alamance County 139 89 71.3 62.7-78.5 50 28.7 21.5-37.3
GENDER
Male 50 33 75.1 61.0-85.3 17 24.9 14.7-39.0
Female 89 56 68.2 57.1-77.6 33 31.8 22.4-42.9
RACE
White 114 71 69.3 59.6-77.6 43 30.7 22.4-40.4
Other 25 18 77.6 57.3-90.0 7 22.4 10.0-42.7
AGE
18-44 11 8 77.2 45.3-93.3 3 22.8 6.7-54.7
45+ 126 81 71.0 62.1-78.5 45 29.0 21.5-37.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 45 74.4 62.3-83.7 23 25.6 16.3-37.7
Some College + 71 44 67.7 55.0-78.2 27 32.3 21.8-45.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 58 71.0 59.5-80.4 28 29.0 19.6-40.5
$50,000+ 37 22 72.8 56.8-84.5 15 27.2 15.5-43.2

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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