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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,156 2,171 69.7 67.1-72.1 985 30.3 27.9-32.9
RACE
White 2,377 1,636 68.9 66.0-71.7 741 31.1 28.3-34.0
African American 624 429 71.9 66.2-76.9 195 28.1 23.1-33.8
Other Minorities 141 94 66.0 50.1-79.0 47 34.0 21.0-49.9
AGE
18-24 14 9 79.8 52.5-93.4 5 20.2 6.6-47.5
25-34 65 45 77.7 63.1-87.6 20 22.3 12.4-36.9
35-44 198 137 65.8 55.2-75.1 61 34.2 24.9-44.8
45-54 479 328 71.6 65.7-76.8 151 28.4 23.2-34.3
55-64 763 562 73.4 68.3-77.9 201 26.6 22.1-31.7
65+ 1,610 1,066 65.9 62.1-69.5 544 34.1 30.5-37.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 563 351 66.9 60.3-72.9 212 33.1 27.1-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,078 712 66.0 61.2-70.5 366 34.0 29.5-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 815 575 70.3 65.4-74.8 240 29.7 25.2-34.6
College Graduate 694 529 76.3 71.0-81.0 165 23.7 19.0-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 542 337 63.2 56.0-69.8 205 36.8 30.2-44.0
$15,000- 24,999 615 409 68.5 62.1-74.3 206 31.5 25.7-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 351 221 58.3 49.4-66.7 130 41.7 33.3-50.6
$35,000- 49,999 370 275 73.1 65.9-79.3 95 26.9 20.7-34.1
$50,000- 74,999 331 240 75.3 68.9-80.8 91 24.7 19.2-31.1
$75,000+ 342 269 78.9 72.3-84.3 73 21.1 15.7-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,573 979 63.9 59.9-67.6 594 36.1 32.4-40.1
No 1,526 1,156 75.1 71.6-78.3 370 24.9 21.7-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 46 84.5 69.2-93.0 13 15.5 7.0-30.8
Non-Veteran 2,809 1,942 69.9 67.1-72.5 867 30.1 27.5-32.9

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*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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