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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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,078 3,907 78.5 76.4-80.3 1,171 21.5 19.7-23.6
-Durham County 149 126 81.7 67.9-90.4 23 18.3 9.6-32.1
GENDER
Male 65 56 76.7 53.2-90.5 9 23.3 9.5-46.8
Female 84 70 87.6 79.1-93.0 14 12.4 7.0-20.9
RACE
White 85 68 82.6 72.8-89.4 17 17.4 10.6-27.2
Other 64 58 81.1 56.6-93.4 6 18.9 6.6-43.4
AGE
18-44 16 13 67.1 29.7-90.8 3 32.9 9.2-70.3
45+ 131 111 86.3 77.1-92.2 20 13.7 7.8-22.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 41 70.3 42.5-88.4 8 29.7 11.6-57.5
Some College + 100 85 88.8 81.3-93.5 15 11.2 6.5-18.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 59 84.4 67.5-93.3 10 15.6 6.7-32.5
$50,000+ 57 49 89.0 78.5-94.7 8 11.0 5.3-21.5

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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