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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 142 121 85.6 77.2-91.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 13.9 8.3-22.4 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1
GENDER
Male 55 50 90.6 73.3-97.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 9.4 2.9-26.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 87 71 81.0 70.3-88.4 0 0.0 . - . 15 18.2 10.8-28.9 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
RACE
White 120 100 83.1 73.2-89.8 0 0.0 . - . 19 16.4 9.7-26.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
Other 22 21 96.6 78.7-99.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.4 0.5-21.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 10 9 96.7 78.1-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-21.9
45+ 130 110 83.7 74.3-90.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 16.3 9.8-25.7 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 90 76 83.1 70.3-91.0 0 0.0 . - . 13 16.2 8.3-29.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
Some College + 51 44 89.0 77.5-95.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 11.0 5.0-22.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 75 87.0 73.9-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 12.2 5.3-25.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
$50,000+ 20 15 78.8 56.5-91.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 21.2 8.6-43.5 0 0.0 . - .

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*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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