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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,137 2,395 78.1 75.8-80.3 742 21.9 19.7-24.2
RACE
White 2,367 1,775 77.0 74.4-79.4 592 23.0 20.6-25.6
African American 615 501 80.7 74.8-85.5 114 19.3 14.5-25.2
Other Minorities 141 108 78.0 65.8-86.7 33 22.0 13.3-34.2
AGE
18-24 14 11 87.5 61.4-96.9 3 12.5 3.1-38.6
25-34 63 54 90.6 80.0-95.9 9 9.4 4.1-20.0
35-44 198 170 83.0 73.1-89.7 28 17.0 10.3-26.9
45-54 479 402 83.6 77.6-88.3 77 16.4 11.7-22.4
55-64 761 633 83.3 78.7-87.1 128 16.7 12.9-21.3
65+ 1,595 1,103 68.9 65.2-72.3 492 31.1 27.7-34.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 558 376 68.6 62.0-74.6 182 31.4 25.4-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,072 840 80.7 76.6-84.3 232 19.3 15.7-23.4
Some Post-H.S. 811 638 76.8 71.5-81.4 173 23.2 18.6-28.5
College Graduate 690 536 82.9 79.0-86.1 154 17.1 13.9-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 539 381 65.1 57.1-72.2 158 34.9 27.8-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 614 477 81.8 76.6-86.0 137 18.2 14.0-23.4
$25,000- 34,999 346 265 77.8 70.8-83.5 81 22.2 16.5-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 368 305 85.7 80.2-89.9 63 14.3 10.1-19.8
$50,000- 74,999 332 277 89.4 85.2-92.4 55 10.6 7.6-14.8
$75,000+ 340 279 85.5 80.0-89.7 61 14.5 10.3-20.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,566 1,165 75.5 71.9-78.7 401 24.5 21.3-28.1
No 1,515 1,195 80.7 77.3-83.6 320 19.3 16.4-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 46 89.4 79.7-94.8 13 10.6 5.2-20.3
Non-Veteran 2,792 2,124 77.0 74.4-79.4 668 23.0 20.6-25.6

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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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