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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 145 108 77.8 69.4-84.3 37 22.2 15.7-30.6
GENDER
Male 57 41 75.7 61.6-85.9 16 24.3 14.1-38.4
Female 88 67 79.6 69.3-87.2 21 20.4 12.8-30.7
RACE
White 123 93 78.4 69.3-85.3 30 21.6 14.7-30.7
Other 22 15 75.0 50.9-89.7 7 25.0 10.3-49.1
AGE
18-44 11 8 82.4 51.2-95.4 3 17.6 4.6-48.8
45+ 132 99 77.3 68.5-84.2 33 22.7 15.8-31.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 68 77.0 66.6-84.9 25 23.0 15.1-33.4
Some College + 51 40 79.9 64.5-89.6 11 20.1 10.4-35.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 69 80.7 70.1-88.1 20 19.3 11.9-29.9
$50,000+ 20 17 81.8 54.7-94.4 3 18.2 5.6-45.3

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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