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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 129 95 75.8 65.6-83.7 34 24.2 16.3-34.4
GENDER
Male 44 28 71.5 53.6-84.5 16 28.5 15.5-46.4
Female 85 67 80.3 69.5-87.9 18 19.7 12.1-30.5
RACE
White 92 65 72.4 60.6-81.8 27 27.6 18.2-39.4
Other 37 30 81.2 59.9-92.6 7 18.8 7.4-40.1
AGE
18-44 16 13 83.3 53.6-95.6 3 16.7 4.4-46.4
45+ 111 80 72.0 61.8-80.4 31 28.0 19.6-38.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 40 69.1 50.1-83.3 16 30.9 16.7-49.9
Some College + 73 55 80.1 68.3-88.3 18 19.9 11.7-31.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 45 77.1 59.7-88.4 14 22.9 11.6-40.3
$50,000+ 50 34 74.5 59.0-85.5 16 25.5 14.5-41.0

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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