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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 117 90 76.8 64.9-85.6 27 23.2 14.4-35.1
GENDER
Male 48 37 71.1 51.6-85.0 11 28.9 15.0-48.4
Female 69 53 83.5 73.2-90.4 16 16.5 9.6-26.8
RACE
White 104 78 74.0 60.8-83.9 26 26.0 16.1-39.2
Other 11 10 92.1 59.1-98.9 1 7.9 1.1-40.9
AGE
18-44 15 11 63.6 32.1-86.7 4 36.4 13.3-67.9
45+ 101 78 80.8 71.2-87.8 23 19.2 12.2-28.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 52 72.6 59.7-82.6 23 27.4 17.4-40.3
Some College + 42 38 82.6 54.9-94.8 4 17.4 5.2-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 53 85.7 75.2-92.2 13 14.3 7.8-24.8
$50,000+ 22 16 60.6 33.0-82.8 6 39.4 17.2-67.0

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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