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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 166 137 83.3 75.5-88.9 29 16.7 11.1-24.5
GENDER
Male 59 45 76.0 60.8-86.6 14 24.0 13.4-39.2
Female 107 92 88.3 80.2-93.3 15 11.7 6.7-19.8
RACE
White 94 76 83.0 73.0-89.8 18 17.0 10.2-27.0
Other 71 60 83.5 70.0-91.6 11 16.5 8.4-30.0
AGE
18-44 16 13 75.0 45.7-91.5 3 25.0 8.5-54.3
45+ 147 122 85.0 77.9-90.2 25 15.0 9.8-22.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 49 76.6 62.5-86.6 15 23.4 13.4-37.5
Some College + 102 88 87.2 77.1-93.2 14 12.8 6.8-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 66 80.0 66.2-89.0 13 20.0 11.0-33.8
$50,000+ 65 56 87.6 75.7-94.2 9 12.4 5.8-24.3

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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