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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Davidson County 179 117 70.9 62.9-77.8 62 29.1 22.2-37.1
GENDER
Male 73 53 77.8 65.8-86.5 20 22.2 13.5-34.2
Female 106 64 63.6 52.7-73.3 42 36.4 26.7-47.3
RACE
White 159 105 69.1 60.3-76.6 54 30.9 23.4-39.7
Other 19 11 80.9 61.1-91.9 8 19.1 8.1-38.9
AGE
18-44 16 15 96.8 80.0-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
45+ 161 101 65.6 56.7-73.5 60 34.4 26.5-43.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 65 63.6 52.7-73.3 44 36.4 26.7-47.3
Some College + 70 52 81.3 70.3-88.9 18 18.7 11.1-29.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 68 67.4 55.7-77.2 36 32.6 22.8-44.3
$50,000+ 43 34 84.4 71.3-92.2 9 15.6 7.8-28.7

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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