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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Cabarrus County 128 115 86.9 75.1-93.6 13 13.1 6.4-24.9
GENDER
Male 48 41 80.3 59.0-92.0 7 19.7 8.0-41.0
Female 80 74 93.5 85.2-97.3 6 6.5 2.7-14.8
RACE
White 103 92 83.6 68.2-92.4 11 16.4 7.6-31.8
Other 23 21 94.4 79.0-98.7 2 5.6 1.3-21.0
AGE
18-44 16 11 70.3 39.9-89.4 5 29.7 10.6-60.1
45+ 112 104 93.8 87.3-97.0 8 6.2 3.0-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 59 92.9 83.5-97.1 5 7.1 2.9-16.5
Some College + 64 56 81.2 60.4-92.4 8 18.8 7.6-39.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 74 96.4 89.8-98.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.2
$50,000+ 33 26 68.0 41.3-86.5 7 32.0 13.5-58.7

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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