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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Durham County 149 117 84.7 77.6-89.9 32 15.3 10.1-22.4
GENDER
Male 65 56 91.5 83.1-96.0 9 8.5 4.0-16.9
Female 84 61 76.8 65.2-85.4 23 23.2 14.6-34.8
RACE
White 84 63 79.6 69.5-87.0 21 20.4 13.0-30.5
Other 65 54 88.4 77.6-94.4 11 11.6 5.6-22.4
AGE
18-44 16 14 90.8 66.0-98.0 2 9.2 2.0-34.0
45+ 131 101 82.5 74.9-88.2 30 17.5 11.8-25.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 39 88.0 76.1-94.4 11 12.0 5.6-23.9
Some College + 99 78 82.7 73.1-89.3 21 17.3 10.7-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 49 80.7 69.2-88.5 20 19.3 11.5-30.8
$50,000+ 57 48 84.1 70.2-92.2 9 15.9 7.8-29.8

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*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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