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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 -
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
-Catawba County 149 135 87.8 79.1-93.2 14 12.2 6.8-20.9
GENDER
Male 56 48 82.3 66.2-91.7 8 17.7 8.3-33.8
Female 93 87 92.8 84.2-96.9 6 7.2 3.1-15.8
RACE
White 139 128 90.1 81.2-95.0 11 9.9 5.0-18.8
Other 8 5 55.1 20.9-85.1 3 44.9 14.9-79.1
AGE
18-44 9 7 68.8 29.3-92.1 2 31.2 7.9-70.7
45+ 139 127 90.0 82.1-94.6 12 10.0 5.4-17.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 77 81.7 68.4-90.2 12 18.3 9.8-31.6
Some College + 60 58 96.0 85.0-99.0 2 4.0 1.0-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 93 84 88.6 77.9-94.5 9 11.4 5.5-22.1
$50,000+ 34 31 85.2 62.0-95.3 3 14.8 4.7-38.0

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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