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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 -
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
-Forsyth County 130 94 77.1 67.9-84.2 36 22.9 15.8-32.1
GENDER
Male 44 33 82.8 68.8-91.3 11 17.2 8.7-31.2
Female 86 61 71.1 59.2-80.6 25 28.9 19.4-40.8
RACE
White 93 66 74.3 63.2-83.0 27 25.7 17.0-36.8
Other 37 28 81.6 64.3-91.7 9 18.4 8.3-35.7
AGE
18-44 16 12 86.2 63.1-95.8 4 13.8 4.2-36.9
45+ 112 80 72.7 62.9-80.7 32 27.3 19.3-37.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 38 73.8 57.9-85.2 18 26.2 14.8-42.1
Some College + 74 56 79.2 67.3-87.6 18 20.8 12.4-32.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 36 64.5 47.4-78.6 24 35.5 21.4-52.6
$50,000+ 50 42 88.4 76.6-94.7 8 11.6 5.3-23.4

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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