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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

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
-MALES 1,941 1,512 78.8 75.4-81.9 429 21.2 18.1-24.6
RACE
White 1,566 1,228 80.6 77.1-83.7 338 19.4 16.3-22.9
African American 276 211 74.3 63.9-82.5 65 25.7 17.5-36.1
Other Minorities 86 64 71.9 54.5-84.5 22 28.1 15.5-45.5
AGE
18-24 14 8 71.0 39.8-90.1 6 29.0 9.9-60.2
25-34 59 48 84.0 69.6-92.4 11 16.0 7.6-30.4
35-44 157 124 75.4 62.0-85.2 33 24.6 14.8-38.0
45-54 352 294 79.7 69.6-87.0 58 20.3 13.0-30.4
55-64 531 445 86.3 82.4-89.4 86 13.7 10.6-17.6
65+ 814 581 72.5 67.8-76.8 233 27.5 23.2-32.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 214 70.9 62.1-78.3 105 29.1 21.7-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 597 464 74.9 66.7-81.6 133 25.1 18.4-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 465 380 82.9 77.0-87.5 85 17.1 12.5-23.0
College Graduate 557 452 84.1 79.5-87.9 105 15.9 12.1-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 131 71.7 61.9-79.8 68 28.3 20.2-38.1
$15,000- 24,999 305 222 70.5 59.1-79.9 83 29.5 20.1-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 233 188 78.0 63.0-88.1 45 22.0 11.9-37.0
$35,000- 49,999 248 198 83.3 76.5-88.5 50 16.7 11.5-23.5
$50,000- 74,999 294 244 85.5 79.2-90.1 50 14.5 9.9-20.8
$75,000+ 437 367 83.1 76.9-87.9 70 16.9 12.1-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 872 681 79.1 73.6-83.6 191 20.9 16.4-26.4
No 1,028 803 79.0 74.3-83.0 225 21.0 17.0-25.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 743 578 80.2 75.6-84.0 165 19.8 16.0-24.4
Non-Veteran 1,040 816 77.9 72.8-82.2 224 22.1 17.8-27.2

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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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