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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 -
take medication?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,115 4,706 87.5 85.3-89.4 409 12.5 10.6-14.7
-Onslow County 147 130 81.7 71.9-88.7 17 18.3 11.3-28.1
GENDER
Male 49 41 72.2 54.0-85.1 8 27.8 14.9-46.0
Female 98 89 88.0 77.1-94.1 9 12.0 5.9-22.9
RACE
White 114 100 80.3 68.8-88.3 14 19.7 11.7-31.2
Other 31 28 85.6 60.0-95.9 3 14.4 4.1-40.0
AGE
18-44 22 10 38.4 20.2-60.7 12 61.6 39.3-79.8
45+ 124 119 94.5 86.3-97.9 5 5.5 2.1-13.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 64 90.7 73.7-97.1 3 9.3 2.9-26.3
Some College + 79 65 74.5 60.7-84.7 14 25.5 15.3-39.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 71 82.8 68.2-91.5 9 17.2 8.5-31.8
$50,000+ 45 38 78.8 61.4-89.6 7 21.2 10.4-38.6

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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