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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Alamance County 139 130 88.8 78.3-94.6 9 11.2 5.4-21.7
GENDER
Male 50 45 83.4 63.0-93.7 5 16.6 6.3-37.0
Female 89 85 93.0 82.2-97.5 4 7.0 2.5-17.8
RACE
White 114 108 89.2 75.9-95.6 6 10.8 4.4-24.1
Other 25 22 87.4 66.1-96.1 3 12.6 3.9-33.9
AGE
18-44 11 7 56.3 24.1-84.0 4 43.7 16.0-75.9
45+ 126 121 94.1 86.4-97.6 5 5.9 2.4-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 63 85.1 67.1-94.1 5 14.9 5.9-32.9
Some College + 71 67 93.0 81.9-97.5 4 7.0 2.5-18.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 82 93.1 80.7-97.7 4 6.9 2.3-19.3
$50,000+ 37 35 93.2 76.0-98.3 2 6.8 1.7-24.0

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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