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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-Alamance County 139 98 68.6 59.1-76.8 41 31.4 23.2-40.9
GENDER
Male 50 26 55.1 39.0-70.2 24 44.9 29.8-61.0
Female 89 72 79.3 68.0-87.4 17 20.7 12.6-32.0
RACE
White 114 78 64.8 54.0-74.3 36 35.2 25.7-46.0
Other 25 20 81.2 60.6-92.4 5 18.8 7.6-39.4
AGE
18-44 11 8 74.2 40.0-92.6 3 25.8 7.4-60.0
45+ 126 88 67.4 57.4-76.0 38 32.6 24.0-42.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 54 77.7 64.0-87.2 14 22.3 12.8-36.0
Some College + 71 44 58.4 45.0-70.6 27 41.6 29.4-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 63 68.2 55.4-78.7 23 31.8 21.3-44.6
$50,000+ 37 22 62.6 44.4-77.9 15 37.4 22.1-55.6

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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