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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 -
exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,078 3,907 78.5 76.4-80.3 1,171 21.5 19.7-23.6
-Guilford County 163 134 85.4 78.6-90.3 29 14.6 9.7-21.4
GENDER
Male 61 53 89.9 79.3-95.4 8 10.1 4.6-20.7
Female 102 81 81.3 71.5-88.3 21 18.7 11.7-28.5
RACE
White 112 93 86.0 77.3-91.7 19 14.0 8.3-22.7
Other 50 40 84.0 70.9-91.8 10 16.0 8.2-29.1
AGE
18-44 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 153 124 83.3 75.8-88.9 29 16.7 11.1-24.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 57 84.9 73.3-92.0 12 15.1 8.0-26.7
Some College + 94 77 85.8 76.5-91.8 17 14.2 8.2-23.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 75 81.8 71.9-88.8 22 18.2 11.2-28.1
$50,000+ 47 43 91.9 79.4-97.1 4 8.1 2.9-20.6

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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