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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,933 3,003 78.8 76.7-80.8 930 21.2 19.2-23.3
GENDER
Male 1,566 1,228 80.6 77.1-83.7 338 19.4 16.3-22.9
Female 2,367 1,775 77.0 74.4-79.4 592 23.0 20.6-25.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 23 82.8 67.1-91.9 10 17.2 8.1-32.9
Non-Hispanic 3,895 2,978 78.8 76.6-80.8 917 21.2 19.2-23.4
AGE
18-24 13 8 72.4 36.5-92.3 5 27.6 7.7-63.5
25-34 88 72 81.8 68.9-90.2 16 18.2 9.8-31.1
35-44 246 211 85.0 73.2-92.1 35 15.0 7.9-26.8
45-54 585 492 82.8 77.9-86.9 93 17.2 13.1-22.1
55-64 975 816 85.4 82.1-88.2 159 14.6 11.8-17.9
65+ 1,998 1,379 69.8 66.8-72.6 619 30.2 27.4-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 615 392 68.3 62.4-73.6 223 31.7 26.4-37.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,277 994 79.1 74.4-83.1 283 20.9 16.9-25.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 803 79.3 75.1-83.0 212 20.7 17.0-24.9
College Graduate 1,021 809 83.1 79.7-85.9 212 16.9 14.1-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 468 315 68.6 61.8-74.7 153 31.4 25.3-38.2
$15,000- 24,999 663 485 73.2 65.2-79.9 178 26.8 20.1-34.8
$25,000- 34,999 459 360 80.7 74.4-85.8 99 19.3 14.2-25.6
$35,000-49,999 498 407 84.0 79.2-87.9 91 16.0 12.1-20.8
$50,000- 74,999 519 427 86.6 82.8-89.7 92 13.4 10.3-17.2
$75,000+ 679 560 82.8 77.9-86.8 119 17.2 13.2-22.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,830 1,374 78.1 75.2-80.8 456 21.9 19.2-24.8
No 2,035 1,587 79.8 76.6-82.6 448 20.2 17.4-23.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 519 81.2 76.7-85.1 151 18.8 14.9-23.3
Non-Veteran 2,921 2,221 77.5 74.8-79.9 700 22.5 20.1-25.2

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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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