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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-Onslow County 147 112 74.6 64.8-82.5 35 25.4 17.5-35.2
GENDER
Male 49 42 85.0 69.7-93.3 7 15.0 6.7-30.3
Female 98 70 67.9 54.8-78.6 28 32.1 21.4-45.2
RACE
White 114 85 72.1 60.3-81.4 29 27.9 18.6-39.7
Other 31 27 89.7 73.1-96.6 4 10.3 3.4-26.9
AGE
18-44 22 14 64.0 41.1-81.9 8 36.0 18.1-58.9
45+ 124 97 77.5 66.4-85.8 27 22.5 14.2-33.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 50 67.9 51.0-81.2 17 32.1 18.8-49.0
Some College + 79 61 79.8 68.7-87.6 18 20.2 12.4-31.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 63 73.2 57.5-84.7 17 26.8 15.3-42.5
$50,000+ 45 34 77.4 62.0-87.8 11 22.6 12.2-38.0

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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