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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 -
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
-Cumberland County 166 119 73.0 64.6-80.0 47 27.0 20.0-35.4
GENDER
Male 59 47 77.9 63.0-87.9 12 22.1 12.1-37.0
Female 107 72 69.7 58.9-78.6 35 30.3 21.4-41.1
RACE
White 94 67 72.7 61.4-81.7 27 27.3 18.3-38.6
Other 71 51 73.3 60.0-83.3 20 26.7 16.7-40.0
AGE
18-44 16 11 70.1 43.4-87.8 5 29.9 12.2-56.6
45+ 147 106 74.0 65.4-81.1 41 26.0 18.9-34.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 38 59.7 44.9-73.0 26 40.3 27.0-55.1
Some College + 102 81 80.8 70.7-88.0 21 19.2 12.0-29.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 53 66.8 53.7-77.7 26 33.2 22.3-46.3
$50,000+ 65 53 80.3 67.2-89.0 12 19.7 11.0-32.8

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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