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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 -
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
-Forsyth County 129 123 83.2 64.4-93.1 6 16.8 6.9-35.6
GENDER
Male 44 39 68.4 42.3-86.5 5 31.6 13.5-57.7
Female 85 84 98.7 91.1-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
RACE
White 93 89 87.0 64.9-96.1 4 13.0 3.9-35.1
Other 36 34 76.8 41.4-93.9 2 23.2 6.1-58.6
AGE
18-44 16 12 48.4 21.1-76.7 4 51.6 23.3-78.9
45+ 111 109 97.6 90.5-99.4 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 52 76.3 43.6-93.0 3 23.7 7.0-56.4
Some College + 74 71 87.7 63.8-96.6 3 12.3 3.4-36.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 56 77.6 45.6-93.5 3 22.4 6.5-54.4
$50,000+ 50 47 84.4 56.9-95.7 3 15.6 4.3-43.1

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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