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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

Were you told on TWO or MORE different visits to a doctor or other health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes Yes, female told during pregnancy No Told borderline or pre-hypertensive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,046 4,089 78.4 76.3-80.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.8 924 20.8 18.9-22.9 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
-Onslow County 146 118 79.6 70.6-86.3 0 0.0 . - . 26 18.4 12.0-27.1 2 2.0 0.5- 8.0
GENDER
Male 49 39 74.5 57.3-86.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 20.5 9.9-37.8 2 5.0 1.2-18.8
Female 97 79 82.9 73.0-89.7 0 0.0 . - . 18 17.1 10.3-27.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 113 93 80.6 70.2-88.0 0 0.0 . - . 18 16.8 10.0-26.9 2 2.6 0.6-10.3
Other 31 23 74.4 53.2-88.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 25.6 11.8-46.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 22 13 56.4 33.9-76.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 38.0 19.3-61.1 1 5.6 0.8-30.9
45+ 123 104 86.4 78.1-91.8 0 0.0 . - . 18 12.7 7.5-20.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 56 83.6 70.0-91.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 16.4 8.3-30.0 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 78 61 76.2 63.4-85.6 0 0.0 . - . 15 20.2 11.6-32.7 2 3.6 0.9-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 63 76.2 62.4-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 17 23.8 13.9-37.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 45 37 82.6 67.2-91.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.8 4.9-25.9 2 5.6 1.3-20.7

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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