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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Buncombe County 120 78 72.8 63.8-80.3 42 27.2 19.7-36.2
GENDER
Male 47 32 72.3 57.3-83.5 15 27.7 16.5-42.7
Female 73 46 73.3 61.8-82.3 27 26.7 17.7-38.2
RACE
White 112 73 72.0 62.6-79.8 39 28.0 20.2-37.4
Other 7 4 81.2 46.0-95.6 3 18.8 4.4-54.0
AGE
18-44 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 113 71 68.3 58.8-76.5 42 31.7 23.5-41.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 32 78.2 64.4-87.6 14 21.8 12.4-35.6
Some College + 72 45 69.4 56.8-79.6 27 30.6 20.4-43.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 38 73.5 61.0-83.1 24 26.5 16.9-39.0
$50,000+ 47 34 75.6 60.7-86.1 13 24.4 13.9-39.3

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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