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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Durham County 146 119 72.5 58.6-83.1 0 0.0 . - . 26 26.9 16.4-40.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8
GENDER
Male 64 49 58.9 39.5-75.9 0 0.0 . - . 15 41.1 24.1-60.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 82 70 88.1 79.1-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 11 10.7 5.7-19.4 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
RACE
White 85 66 74.0 61.8-83.4 0 0.0 . - . 18 24.7 15.5-36.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4
Other 61 53 71.3 48.2-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 28.7 13.0-51.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 10 41.9 18.1-70.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 58.1 29.7-81.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 128 109 84.2 74.2-90.7 0 0.0 . - . 18 15.1 8.6-25.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 39 65.0 38.5-84.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 33.5 14.1-60.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
Some College + 99 80 76.9 62.4-86.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 23.1 13.1-37.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 60 73.6 53.0-87.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 25.2 11.6-46.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2
$50,000+ 57 48 85.5 72.8-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 14.5 7.1-27.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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