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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Durham County 149 132 79.2 65.4-88.5 17 20.8 11.5-34.6
GENDER
Male 65 55 70.5 49.1-85.6 10 29.5 14.4-50.9
Female 84 77 89.2 78.4-95.0 7 10.8 5.0-21.6
RACE
White 85 76 82.7 69.8-90.8 9 17.3 9.2-30.2
Other 64 56 76.6 54.3-90.0 8 23.4 10.0-45.7
AGE
18-44 16 10 52.5 23.2-80.2 6 47.5 19.8-76.8
45+ 131 120 87.7 77.3-93.8 11 12.3 6.2-22.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 43 67.4 41.0-86.0 6 32.6 14.0-59.0
Some College + 100 89 86.4 76.3-92.7 11 13.6 7.3-23.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 61 78.9 61.5-89.8 8 21.1 10.2-38.5
$50,000+ 57 50 84.7 70.5-92.8 7 15.3 7.2-29.5

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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