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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 -
exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-Onslow County 146 108 75.5 66.6-82.6 38 24.5 17.4-33.4
GENDER
Male 48 41 85.9 70.9-93.8 7 14.1 6.2-29.1
Female 98 67 68.7 57.0-78.5 31 31.3 21.5-43.0
RACE
White 114 88 78.6 68.8-85.9 26 21.4 14.1-31.2
Other 31 20 67.8 46.7-83.5 11 32.2 16.5-53.3
AGE
18-44 22 16 70.0 45.8-86.5 6 30.0 13.5-54.2
45+ 123 91 76.9 67.7-84.0 32 23.1 16.0-32.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 44 69.0 54.7-80.4 23 31.0 19.6-45.3
Some College + 78 63 80.5 68.6-88.7 15 19.5 11.3-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 58 74.4 61.8-84.0 22 25.6 16.0-38.2
$50,000+ 45 36 81.1 66.2-90.4 9 18.9 9.6-33.8

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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