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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Cumberland County 164 136 76.2 65.9-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 28 23.8 16.0-34.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 58 50 82.1 65.7-91.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 17.9 8.4-34.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 106 86 72.0 58.5-82.5 0 0.0 . - . 20 28.0 17.5-41.5 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 93 82 86.5 73.9-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 11 13.5 6.5-26.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other 70 53 64.7 48.9-77.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 35.3 22.2-51.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 10 55.6 30.3-78.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 44.4 21.8-69.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 145 124 81.8 70.9-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 21 18.2 10.7-29.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 53 78.4 58.4-90.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 21.6 9.6-41.6 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 102 83 74.9 62.4-84.3 0 0.0 . - . 19 25.1 15.7-37.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 70 86.7 73.9-93.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 13.3 6.3-26.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 65 52 71.9 56.5-83.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 28.1 16.5-43.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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