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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 148 86 60.9 51.7-69.4 62 39.1 30.6-48.3
GENDER
Male 56 36 64.3 49.3-76.9 20 35.7 23.1-50.7
Female 92 50 57.9 46.4-68.6 42 42.1 31.4-53.6
RACE
White 138 81 62.1 52.6-70.8 57 37.9 29.2-47.4
Other 8 4 48.0 16.9-80.8 4 52.0 19.2-83.1
AGE
18-44 9 6 64.8 27.8-89.8 3 35.2 10.2-72.2
45+ 138 79 60.0 50.6-68.8 59 40.0 31.2-49.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 49 58.9 46.6-70.3 38 41.1 29.7-53.4
Some College + 61 37 63.5 49.5-75.6 24 36.5 24.4-50.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 93 50 55.4 43.8-66.4 43 44.6 33.6-56.2
$50,000+ 34 23 67.6 47.7-82.7 11 32.4 17.3-52.3

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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