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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Buncombe County 119 100 82.3 70.9-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 17.7 10.1-29.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 47 39 73.6 53.8-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 26.4 13.0-46.2 0 0.0 . - .
Female 72 61 90.3 81.7-95.1 0 0.0 . - . 11 9.7 4.9-18.3 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 111 94 83.4 71.7-90.9 0 0.0 . - . 17 16.6 9.1-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
Other 7 5 62.6 18.4-92.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 37.4 7.5-81.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 6 4 59.3 19.3-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 40.7 10.1-80.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 112 95 86.0 76.9-91.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 14.0 8.2-23.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 39 80.6 61.4-91.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 19.4 8.4-38.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 72 61 83.9 68.1-92.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 16.1 7.3-31.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 52 79.2 59.7-90.7 0 0.0 . - . 10 20.8 9.3-40.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 45 38 85.4 69.3-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 14.6 6.2-30.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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