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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Alamance County 137 114 79.3 68.2-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 22 20.3 12.4-31.5 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
GENDER
Male 49 36 66.6 47.4-81.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 32.6 17.8-52.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Female 88 78 89.3 80.0-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 10 10.7 5.4-20.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 113 94 79.2 67.4-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 20.4 12.1-32.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
Other 24 20 79.9 47.3-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.1 5.4-52.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 11 7 56.3 24.1-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 43.7 16.0-75.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 124 105 83.0 72.2-90.1 0 0.0 . - . 18 16.6 9.5-27.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 57 77.2 58.5-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 22.1 10.4-41.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Some College + 70 57 81.8 69.9-89.7 0 0.0 . - . 13 18.2 10.3-30.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 72 85.7 74.7-92.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 13.6 7.0-24.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
$50,000+ 36 28 71.4 48.5-86.9 0 0.0 . - . 8 28.6 13.1-51.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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