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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 165 135 81.7 74.0-87.5 0 0.0 . - . 29 17.7 11.9-25.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
GENDER
Male 61 49 81.6 68.9-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 12 18.4 10.1-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 104 86 81.8 71.4-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 17 17.0 10.1-27.3 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9
RACE
White 112 93 83.8 74.6-90.0 0 0.0 . - . 18 15.2 9.2-24.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
Other 51 41 79.1 63.9-89.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 20.9 11.0-36.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 9 7 79.6 41.9-95.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 20.4 4.6-58.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 155 127 82.0 74.2-87.8 0 0.0 . - . 27 17.3 11.6-25.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 60 82.5 68.1-91.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 17.5 8.8-31.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 96 75 81.2 71.4-88.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 17.7 11.0-27.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 78 81.3 70.8-88.7 0 0.0 . - . 19 18.7 11.3-29.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 48 38 78.2 62.9-88.3 0 0.0 . - . 9 19.8 10.2-35.1 1 2.0 0.3-12.9

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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