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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 164 129 81.3 74.2-86.9 35 18.7 13.1-25.8
GENDER
Male 61 49 83.0 71.1-90.6 12 17.0 9.4-28.9
Female 103 80 79.9 70.3-87.0 23 20.1 13.0-29.7
RACE
White 111 85 79.0 69.6-86.0 26 21.0 14.0-30.4
Other 51 43 85.9 72.7-93.3 8 14.1 6.7-27.3
AGE
18-44 9 8 96.8 78.6-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-21.4
45+ 154 121 79.5 71.7-85.6 33 20.5 14.4-28.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 55 83.4 72.2-90.7 14 16.6 9.3-27.8
Some College + 95 74 80.0 70.1-87.3 21 20.0 12.7-29.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 78 84.6 75.5-90.7 18 15.4 9.3-24.5
$50,000+ 48 37 76.4 61.4-86.8 11 23.6 13.2-38.6

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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