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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 128 88 76.0 66.8-83.3 40 24.0 16.7-33.2
GENDER
Male 48 32 76.0 60.7-86.7 16 24.0 13.3-39.3
Female 80 56 76.0 64.3-84.8 24 24.0 15.2-35.7
RACE
White 103 67 68.7 57.3-78.2 36 31.3 21.8-42.7
Other 23 20 94.3 81.4-98.4 3 5.7 1.6-18.6
AGE
18-44 16 11 79.4 54.9-92.4 5 20.6 7.6-45.1
45+ 112 77 74.6 65.1-82.2 35 25.4 17.8-34.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 41 68.9 55.4-79.9 23 31.1 20.1-44.6
Some College + 64 47 82.7 69.7-90.9 17 17.3 9.1-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 55 77.8 66.0-86.4 23 22.2 13.6-34.0
$50,000+ 33 23 77.2 57.1-89.6 10 22.8 10.4-42.9

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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