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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Guilford County 163 105 71.6 63.6-78.4 58 28.4 21.6-36.4
GENDER
Male 61 46 80.3 67.8-88.8 15 19.7 11.2-32.2
Female 102 59 63.6 52.9-73.1 43 36.4 26.9-47.1
RACE
White 111 71 70.0 59.7-78.6 40 30.0 21.4-40.3
Other 51 34 76.6 63.8-85.9 17 23.4 14.1-36.2
AGE
18-44 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 153 96 67.9 59.3-75.4 57 32.1 24.6-40.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 44 70.9 58.3-81.0 24 29.1 19.0-41.7
Some College + 95 61 72.0 61.2-80.7 34 28.0 19.3-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 56 69.1 58.4-78.2 40 30.9 21.8-41.6
$50,000+ 47 36 78.1 62.6-88.3 11 21.9 11.7-37.4

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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