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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 -
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
-Gaston County 145 88 59.1 49.0-68.5 57 40.9 31.5-51.0
GENDER
Male 57 43 70.3 52.8-83.4 14 29.7 16.6-47.2
Female 88 45 48.8 37.2-60.6 43 51.2 39.4-62.8
RACE
White 123 77 61.2 50.1-71.2 46 38.8 28.8-49.9
Other 22 11 50.2 26.0-74.3 11 49.8 25.7-74.0
AGE
18-44 11 7 64.9 31.5-88.1 4 35.1 11.9-68.5
45+ 132 79 57.7 47.3-67.4 53 42.3 32.6-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 93 52 54.8 42.9-66.3 41 45.2 33.7-57.1
Some College + 51 36 66.2 48.2-80.4 15 33.8 19.6-51.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 50 51.2 38.6-63.8 38 48.8 36.2-61.4
$50,000+ 20 14 71.2 47.3-87.1 6 28.8 12.9-52.7

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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