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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-Buncombe County 120 86 72.3 62.3-80.5 34 27.7 19.5-37.7
GENDER
Male 46 33 71.4 54.8-83.8 13 28.6 16.2-45.2
Female 74 53 73.1 60.4-82.9 21 26.9 17.1-39.6
RACE
White 112 81 71.7 61.2-80.3 31 28.3 19.7-38.8
Other 7 4 77.8 38.9-95.0 3 22.2 5.0-61.1
AGE
18-44 6 4 74.5 33.6-94.4 2 25.5 5.6-66.4
45+ 113 81 71.9 61.8-80.1 32 28.1 19.9-38.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 30 67.1 49.9-80.7 15 32.9 19.3-50.1
Some College + 73 55 76.9 64.4-85.9 18 23.1 14.1-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 42 71.7 58.0-82.3 20 28.3 17.7-42.0
$50,000+ 47 35 70.0 53.0-82.8 12 30.0 17.2-47.0

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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