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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 -
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
-Cumberland County 163 138 86.7 78.3-92.2 25 13.3 7.8-21.7
GENDER
Male 58 51 92.5 84.0-96.7 7 7.5 3.3-16.0
Female 105 87 82.7 69.7-90.8 18 17.3 9.2-30.3
RACE
White 93 76 86.7 78.1-92.3 17 13.3 7.7-21.9
Other 69 61 86.7 69.3-95.0 8 13.3 5.0-30.7
AGE
18-44 16 15 95.1 71.5-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-28.5
45+ 144 120 84.3 74.4-90.9 24 15.7 9.1-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 51 80.0 60.1-91.4 10 20.0 8.6-39.9
Some College + 102 87 90.5 83.8-94.6 15 9.5 5.4-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 69 92.2 84.9-96.2 10 7.8 3.8-15.1
$50,000+ 64 57 92.4 83.9-96.6 7 7.6 3.4-16.1

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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