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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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,078 3,907 78.5 76.4-80.3 1,171 21.5 19.7-23.6
-Buncombe County 118 91 80.0 70.9-86.8 27 20.0 13.2-29.1
GENDER
Male 47 36 77.1 61.3-87.7 11 22.9 12.3-38.7
Female 71 55 82.7 71.6-90.0 16 17.3 10.0-28.4
RACE
White 111 86 79.7 70.1-86.8 25 20.3 13.2-29.9
Other 6 4 82.3 41.0-96.9 2 17.7 3.1-59.0
AGE
18-44 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 111 84 76.7 66.8-84.3 27 23.3 15.7-33.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 33 75.2 58.3-86.8 12 24.8 13.2-41.7
Some College + 71 56 82.4 71.1-89.9 15 17.6 10.1-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 41 74.6 61.2-84.6 19 25.4 15.4-38.8
$50,000+ 46 39 83.7 67.4-92.7 7 16.3 7.3-32.6

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*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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