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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Durham County 148 101 67.3 55.4-77.4 47 32.7 22.6-44.6
GENDER
Male 65 43 63.0 44.1-78.6 22 37.0 21.4-55.9
Female 83 58 72.5 60.6-81.9 25 27.5 18.1-39.4
RACE
White 85 50 60.9 49.5-71.3 35 39.1 28.7-50.5
Other 63 51 72.1 51.2-86.4 12 27.9 13.6-48.8
AGE
18-44 16 13 67.1 29.7-90.8 3 32.9 9.2-70.3
45+ 130 87 68.0 57.9-76.6 43 32.0 23.4-42.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 33 60.6 37.1-80.1 15 39.4 19.9-62.9
Some College + 100 68 71.4 60.7-80.1 32 28.6 19.9-39.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 50 73.9 58.4-85.1 19 26.1 14.9-41.6
$50,000+ 57 38 69.4 55.5-80.5 19 30.6 19.5-44.5

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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