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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 -
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
-Catawba County 150 113 76.7 67.7-83.8 37 23.3 16.2-32.3
GENDER
Male 57 46 80.2 64.9-89.8 11 19.8 10.2-35.1
Female 93 67 73.5 62.1-82.5 26 26.5 17.5-37.9
RACE
White 140 107 78.5 69.3-85.5 33 21.5 14.5-30.7
Other 8 4 48.0 16.9-80.8 4 52.0 19.2-83.1
AGE
18-44 9 7 68.8 29.3-92.1 2 31.2 7.9-70.7
45+ 140 105 77.4 68.5-84.3 35 22.6 15.7-31.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 61 69.9 57.4-80.0 28 30.1 20.0-42.6
Some College + 61 52 85.7 71.9-93.3 9 14.3 6.7-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 94 69 75.0 63.9-83.7 25 25.0 16.3-36.1
$50,000+ 34 28 81.0 59.0-92.7 6 19.0 7.3-41.0

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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