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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 128 97 73.0 60.2-82.9 31 27.0 17.1-39.8
GENDER
Male 48 30 58.9 39.2-76.1 18 41.1 23.9-60.8
Female 80 67 87.0 77.2-93.0 13 13.0 7.0-22.8
RACE
White 103 75 70.6 57.2-81.1 28 29.4 18.9-42.8
Other 23 20 78.2 43.0-94.5 3 21.8 5.5-57.0
AGE
18-44 16 11 57.8 28.6-82.4 5 42.2 17.6-71.4
45+ 112 86 79.3 70.0-86.3 26 20.7 13.7-30.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 44 71.9 58.5-82.2 20 28.1 17.8-41.5
Some College + 64 53 74.1 51.0-88.7 11 25.9 11.3-49.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 58 74.1 57.2-86.0 20 25.9 14.0-42.8
$50,000+ 33 29 76.3 45.7-92.5 4 23.7 7.5-54.3

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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