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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 166 125 78.9 70.5-85.4 41 21.1 14.6-29.5
GENDER
Male 59 49 90.2 81.5-95.1 10 9.8 4.9-18.5
Female 107 76 71.1 59.0-80.8 31 28.9 19.2-41.0
RACE
White 94 65 75.7 65.5-83.7 29 24.3 16.3-34.5
Other 71 59 82.4 66.6-91.6 12 17.6 8.4-33.4
AGE
18-44 16 14 90.5 68.1-97.7 2 9.5 2.3-31.9
45+ 147 108 75.6 65.9-83.2 39 24.4 16.8-34.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 48 73.2 55.7-85.5 16 26.8 14.5-44.3
Some College + 102 77 82.3 73.8-88.5 25 17.7 11.5-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 64 88.1 79.7-93.3 15 11.9 6.7-20.3
$50,000+ 65 51 83.6 72.9-90.6 14 16.4 9.4-27.1

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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