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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-Durham County 150 124 85.2 76.9-90.8 26 14.8 9.2-23.1
GENDER
Male 65 54 85.0 71.0-92.9 11 15.0 7.1-29.0
Female 85 70 85.3 75.2-91.8 15 14.7 8.2-24.8
RACE
White 85 63 75.8 64.8-84.2 22 24.2 15.8-35.2
Other 65 61 92.0 76.7-97.6 4 8.0 2.4-23.3
AGE
18-44 16 15 94.4 67.7-99.3 1 5.6 0.7-32.3
45+ 132 107 81.9 72.4-88.7 25 18.1 11.3-27.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 40 84.7 66.7-93.8 10 15.3 6.2-33.3
Some College + 100 84 85.4 76.1-91.6 16 14.6 8.4-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 54 79.0 63.5-89.0 15 21.0 11.0-36.5
$50,000+ 57 49 87.5 76.0-93.9 8 12.5 6.1-24.0

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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