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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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,078 3,907 78.5 76.4-80.3 1,171 21.5 19.7-23.6
-Davidson County 178 138 81.5 74.1-87.1 40 18.5 12.9-25.9
GENDER
Male 73 61 86.5 74.9-93.2 12 13.5 6.8-25.1
Female 105 77 76.2 65.8-84.2 28 23.8 15.8-34.2
RACE
White 158 119 78.8 70.6-85.2 39 21.2 14.8-29.4
Other 19 18 96.3 77.0-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-23.0
AGE
18-44 16 15 96.8 80.0-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.0
45+ 160 122 78.6 70.2-85.2 38 21.4 14.8-29.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 81 78.0 67.4-85.9 27 22.0 14.1-32.6
Some College + 70 57 86.4 76.6-92.5 13 13.6 7.5-23.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 80 80.3 69.0-88.2 24 19.7 11.8-31.0
$50,000+ 43 36 88.9 77.6-94.9 7 11.1 5.1-22.4

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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