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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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,078 3,907 78.5 76.4-80.3 1,171 21.5 19.7-23.6
-Alamance County 139 114 86.7 80.2-91.3 25 13.3 8.7-19.8
GENDER
Male 50 41 86.5 74.8-93.2 9 13.5 6.8-25.2
Female 89 73 86.8 78.5-92.3 16 13.2 7.7-21.5
RACE
White 114 92 85.3 77.7-90.6 22 14.7 9.4-22.3
Other 25 22 91.2 74.2-97.4 3 8.8 2.6-25.8
AGE
18-44 11 10 93.5 64.1-99.1 1 6.5 0.9-35.9
45+ 126 103 85.8 78.8-90.8 23 14.2 9.2-21.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 57 89.4 80.8-94.4 11 10.6 5.6-19.2
Some College + 71 57 83.6 72.8-90.6 14 16.4 9.4-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 71 86.8 78.1-92.4 15 13.2 7.6-21.9
$50,000+ 37 28 82.0 67.0-91.1 9 18.0 8.9-33.0

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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