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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Guilford County 164 155 91.9 82.9-96.4 9 8.1 3.6-17.1
GENDER
Male 61 58 92.8 73.2-98.4 3 7.2 1.6-26.8
Female 103 97 91.0 79.8-96.3 6 9.0 3.7-20.2
RACE
White 112 106 89.6 75.4-96.1 6 10.4 3.9-24.6
Other 51 48 95.3 85.5-98.6 3 4.7 1.4-14.5
AGE
18-44 9 6 61.4 25.5-88.1 3 38.6 11.9-74.5
45+ 154 148 96.0 90.0-98.5 6 4.0 1.5-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 66 96.4 89.2-98.9 3 3.6 1.1-10.8
Some College + 95 89 89.0 74.8-95.7 6 11.0 4.3-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 90 88.6 74.5-95.4 7 11.4 4.6-25.5
$50,000+ 47 46 97.4 83.5-99.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.5

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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