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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Buncombe County 121 96 82.1 73.5-88.4 25 17.9 11.6-26.5
GENDER
Male 47 40 85.8 71.1-93.7 7 14.2 6.3-28.9
Female 74 56 78.8 67.1-87.1 18 21.2 12.9-32.9
RACE
White 113 88 80.8 71.7-87.5 25 19.2 12.5-28.3
Other 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 114 89 79.2 69.8-86.2 25 20.8 13.8-30.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 35 74.1 57.3-85.9 11 25.9 14.1-42.7
Some College + 73 60 88.7 80.3-93.8 13 11.3 6.2-19.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 46 78.4 65.9-87.3 16 21.6 12.7-34.1
$50,000+ 47 40 85.6 70.1-93.8 7 14.4 6.2-29.9

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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