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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-Davidson County 180 140 80.9 73.7-86.5 40 19.1 13.5-26.3
GENDER
Male 74 52 78.0 66.3-86.5 22 22.0 13.5-33.7
Female 106 88 84.0 74.8-90.3 18 16.0 9.7-25.2
RACE
White 160 126 80.7 72.7-86.7 34 19.3 13.3-27.3
Other 19 13 81.7 60.0-93.0 6 18.3 7.0-40.0
AGE
18-44 16 15 95.5 73.7-99.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.3
45+ 162 124 78.3 70.1-84.7 38 21.7 15.3-29.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 81 75.9 65.6-84.0 29 24.1 16.0-34.4
Some College + 70 59 88.0 78.1-93.8 11 12.0 6.2-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 81 79.2 68.3-87.1 24 20.8 12.9-31.7
$50,000+ 43 37 89.3 77.0-95.4 6 10.7 4.6-23.0

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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