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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Alamance County 139 99 67.2 57.0-76.0 40 32.8 24.0-43.0
GENDER
Male 50 31 57.9 41.1-73.1 19 42.1 26.9-58.9
Female 89 68 74.5 62.8-83.5 21 25.5 16.5-37.2
RACE
White 114 81 67.2 56.3-76.4 33 32.8 23.6-43.7
Other 25 18 67.4 41.1-85.9 7 32.6 14.1-58.9
AGE
18-44 11 7 64.2 31.6-87.4 4 35.8 12.6-68.4
45+ 126 90 67.4 56.7-76.5 36 32.6 23.5-43.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 44 61.0 46.1-74.2 24 39.0 25.8-53.9
Some College + 71 55 74.2 60.9-84.2 16 25.8 15.8-39.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 61 65.2 52.4-76.1 25 34.8 23.9-47.6
$50,000+ 37 26 65.5 44.5-81.8 11 34.5 18.2-55.5

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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