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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 129 88 65.6 53.2-76.2 41 34.4 23.8-46.8
GENDER
Male 44 30 61.6 40.7-78.9 14 38.4 21.1-59.3
Female 85 58 69.8 57.9-79.6 27 30.2 20.4-42.1
RACE
White 93 61 63.6 49.1-76.0 32 36.4 24.0-50.9
Other 36 27 69.1 46.0-85.4 9 30.9 14.6-54.0
AGE
18-44 16 12 61.5 29.5-86.0 4 38.5 14.0-70.5
45+ 111 74 66.6 56.1-75.7 37 33.4 24.3-43.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 38 70.6 51.5-84.4 17 29.4 15.6-48.5
Some College + 74 50 62.4 46.4-76.1 24 37.6 23.9-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 41 70.9 53.0-84.0 18 29.1 16.0-47.0
$50,000+ 50 37 65.5 45.2-81.3 13 34.5 18.7-54.8

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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