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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 130 102 67.6 53.3-79.2 0 0.0 . - . 27 31.3 19.7-45.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
GENDER
Male 44 31 54.0 33.6-73.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 43.7 24.6-64.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.6
Female 86 71 81.6 70.2-89.3 0 0.0 . - . 15 18.4 10.7-29.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 93 75 74.0 57.5-85.7 0 0.0 . - . 17 24.2 12.8-41.0 1 1.8 0.3-11.9
Other 37 27 57.0 33.1-78.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 43.0 21.9-66.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 9 37.1 15.3-65.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 62.9 34.2-84.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 112 92 80.3 70.3-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 19 18.1 11.2-27.7 1 1.7 0.2-10.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 46 66.1 40.4-84.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 31.0 12.7-58.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.0
Some College + 74 56 68.6 51.9-81.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 31.4 18.5-48.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 45 61.5 39.1-79.9 0 0.0 . - . 15 38.5 20.1-60.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 50 42 74.4 52.3-88.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 23.2 9.6-46.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.4

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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