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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Davidson County 177 142 78.7 69.8-85.5 0 0.0 . - . 31 17.7 11.7-25.9 4 3.6 1.0-11.7
GENDER
Male 72 54 74.7 60.9-84.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 19.1 10.9-31.3 2 6.2 1.5-21.8
Female 105 88 82.8 70.6-90.6 0 0.0 . - . 15 16.3 8.6-28.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
RACE
White 157 127 79.8 70.7-86.7 0 0.0 . - . 27 16.2 10.5-24.3 3 3.9 1.0-13.7
Other 19 15 74.5 42.2-92.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.6 6.7-57.2 1 1.9 0.2-12.8
AGE
18-44 16 12 67.9 39.0-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 21.6 6.7-51.5 1 10.5 1.5-47.3
45+ 159 128 80.8 72.2-87.2 0 0.0 . - . 28 17.1 11.1-25.3 3 2.1 0.5- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 86 78.2 66.2-86.8 0 0.0 . - . 19 18.1 10.7-28.9 2 3.7 0.7-18.3
Some College + 70 56 79.3 64.6-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 12 17.2 8.6-31.5 2 3.4 0.6-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 86 79.2 66.0-88.2 0 0.0 . - . 15 17.5 9.2-30.7 3 3.3 0.7-13.5
$50,000+ 43 36 81.9 64.3-91.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 12.3 5.3-25.8 1 5.7 0.8-30.9

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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