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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Davidson County 179 120 73.2 65.4-79.7 59 26.8 20.3-34.6
GENDER
Male 74 56 80.9 69.4-88.8 18 19.1 11.2-30.6
Female 105 64 64.9 54.0-74.4 41 35.1 25.6-46.0
RACE
White 159 105 71.6 63.2-78.8 54 28.4 21.2-36.8
Other 19 15 84.6 62.2-94.8 4 15.4 5.2-37.8
AGE
18-44 16 12 82.8 60.2-93.9 4 17.2 6.1-39.8
45+ 161 107 71.2 62.8-78.4 54 28.8 21.6-37.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 68 67.5 56.8-76.7 41 32.5 23.3-43.2
Some College + 70 52 81.2 70.3-88.8 18 18.8 11.2-29.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 62 64.2 52.6-74.3 42 35.8 25.7-47.4
$50,000+ 43 35 87.0 74.4-93.9 8 13.0 6.1-25.6

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*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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