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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 150 111 75.4 66.9-82.4 39 24.6 17.6-33.1
GENDER
Male 56 39 72.3 58.3-82.9 17 27.7 17.1-41.7
Female 94 72 78.2 66.9-86.4 22 21.8 13.6-33.1
RACE
White 140 103 74.9 65.9-82.1 37 25.1 17.9-34.1
Other 8 6 79.2 38.9-95.8 2 20.8 4.2-61.1
AGE
18-44 10 8 79.7 44.4-95.1 2 20.3 4.9-55.6
45+ 139 102 74.6 65.6-81.9 37 25.4 18.1-34.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 62 72.4 61.1-81.5 27 27.6 18.5-38.9
Some College + 61 49 79.4 64.9-88.9 12 20.6 11.1-35.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 94 68 73.1 61.9-82.0 26 26.9 18.0-38.1
$50,000+ 34 26 78.3 59.2-90.0 8 21.7 10.0-40.8

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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