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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Catawba County 151 106 69.9 60.9-77.6 45 30.1 22.4-39.1
GENDER
Male 57 43 74.8 60.5-85.2 14 25.2 14.8-39.5
Female 94 63 65.5 53.8-75.6 31 34.5 24.4-46.2
RACE
White 141 100 71.0 61.7-78.8 41 29.0 21.2-38.3
Other 8 4 49.7 17.9-81.8 4 50.3 18.2-82.1
AGE
18-44 10 8 80.5 44.8-95.4 2 19.5 4.6-55.2
45+ 140 97 68.1 58.7-76.3 43 31.9 23.7-41.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 56 64.0 52.0-74.4 33 36.0 25.6-48.0
Some College + 62 50 77.5 62.7-87.6 12 22.5 12.4-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 66 71.1 60.1-80.0 29 28.9 20.0-39.9
$50,000+ 34 27 72.9 52.6-86.8 7 27.1 13.2-47.4

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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