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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 -
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
-Onslow County 143 101 73.6 64.8-80.9 42 26.4 19.1-35.2
GENDER
Male 47 30 69.7 53.9-81.8 17 30.3 18.2-46.1
Female 96 71 76.2 65.4-84.4 25 23.8 15.6-34.6
RACE
White 111 80 74.7 64.7-82.6 31 25.3 17.4-35.3
Other 30 19 67.6 46.3-83.5 11 32.4 16.5-53.7
AGE
18-44 22 18 81.9 58.2-93.6 4 18.1 6.4-41.8
45+ 120 82 70.8 60.8-79.1 38 29.2 20.9-39.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 43 70.3 56.1-81.5 22 29.7 18.5-43.9
Some College + 77 57 76.0 64.3-84.8 20 24.0 15.2-35.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 55 70.8 57.4-81.3 24 29.2 18.7-42.6
$50,000+ 45 34 79.0 64.5-88.7 11 21.0 11.3-35.5

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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