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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-Onslow County 146 95 69.9 60.9-77.7 51 30.1 22.3-39.1
GENDER
Male 49 36 74.9 58.8-86.2 13 25.1 13.8-41.2
Female 97 59 66.7 55.3-76.4 38 33.3 23.6-44.7
RACE
White 113 73 69.9 59.7-78.5 40 30.1 21.5-40.3
Other 31 20 67.7 46.5-83.5 11 32.3 16.5-53.5
AGE
18-44 22 17 79.2 55.8-92.0 5 20.8 8.0-44.2
45+ 123 77 66.8 56.7-75.6 46 33.2 24.4-43.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 42 68.8 54.7-80.1 25 31.2 19.9-45.3
Some College + 78 52 70.6 58.4-80.5 26 29.4 19.5-41.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 48 64.1 50.5-75.8 31 35.9 24.2-49.5
$50,000+ 45 34 78.7 64.2-88.4 11 21.3 11.6-35.8

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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