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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Cumberland County 165 155 90.9 82.7-95.4 10 9.1 4.6-17.3
GENDER
Male 59 56 91.5 75.1-97.5 3 8.5 2.5-24.9
Female 106 99 90.4 79.4-95.8 7 9.6 4.2-20.6
RACE
White 94 88 90.2 77.6-96.1 6 9.8 3.9-22.4
Other 70 66 91.5 78.2-97.0 4 8.5 3.0-21.8
AGE
18-44 16 12 72.4 44.9-89.4 4 27.6 10.6-55.1
45+ 146 140 95.0 87.3-98.1 6 5.0 1.9-12.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 59 90.4 75.7-96.6 4 9.6 3.4-24.3
Some College + 102 96 91.1 79.5-96.4 6 8.9 3.6-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 75 92.1 78.3-97.4 4 7.9 2.6-21.7
$50,000+ 65 60 89.4 74.7-96.0 5 10.6 4.0-25.3

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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