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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 -
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
-Guilford County 163 114 72.3 63.8-79.5 49 27.7 20.5-36.2
GENDER
Male 60 44 77.1 63.2-86.8 16 22.9 13.2-36.8
Female 103 70 68.1 57.0-77.5 33 31.9 22.5-43.0
RACE
White 111 75 70.8 60.4-79.3 36 29.2 20.7-39.6
Other 51 38 73.9 57.5-85.6 13 26.1 14.4-42.5
AGE
18-44 9 6 68.6 31.7-91.2 3 31.4 8.8-68.3
45+ 153 107 72.7 64.3-79.8 46 27.3 20.2-35.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 48 70.7 57.0-81.4 21 29.3 18.6-43.0
Some College + 94 66 73.4 61.9-82.4 28 26.6 17.6-38.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 60 65.5 53.5-75.8 37 34.5 24.2-46.5
$50,000+ 46 37 83.4 70.1-91.5 9 16.6 8.5-29.9

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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