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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Davidson County 179 164 89.9 82.0-94.5 15 10.1 5.5-18.0
GENDER
Male 73 62 82.1 68.3-90.7 11 17.9 9.3-31.7
Female 106 102 98.1 95.0-99.3 4 1.9 0.7- 5.0
RACE
White 159 146 90.4 82.0-95.1 13 9.6 4.9-18.0
Other 19 17 86.7 55.0-97.2 2 13.3 2.8-45.0
AGE
18-44 16 12 67.4 39.1-86.9 4 32.6 13.1-60.9
45+ 161 150 94.7 90.2-97.2 11 5.3 2.8- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 102 92.4 81.7-97.1 7 7.6 2.9-18.3
Some College + 70 62 86.3 71.9-93.9 8 13.7 6.1-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 94 91.1 81.7-96.0 10 8.9 4.0-18.3
$50,000+ 43 38 83.0 63.7-93.2 5 17.0 6.8-36.3

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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