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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 -
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
-Cabarrus County 127 91 76.9 67.0-84.6 36 23.1 15.4-33.0
GENDER
Male 48 34 80.7 66.2-89.9 14 19.3 10.1-33.8
Female 79 57 73.1 59.0-83.7 22 26.9 16.3-41.0
RACE
White 102 68 70.1 58.2-79.7 34 29.9 20.3-41.8
Other 23 21 92.8 68.1-98.8 2 7.2 1.2-31.9
AGE
18-44 16 14 92.9 72.7-98.5 2 7.1 1.5-27.3
45+ 111 77 70.3 58.9-79.6 34 29.7 20.4-41.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 42 66.5 51.6-78.7 22 33.5 21.3-48.4
Some College + 63 49 86.8 74.6-93.6 14 13.2 6.4-25.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 52 70.8 56.4-82.0 26 29.2 18.0-43.6
$50,000+ 32 28 93.3 81.7-97.7 4 6.7 2.3-18.3

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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