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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 -
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
-Randolph County 117 105 85.8 73.1-93.1 12 14.2 6.9-26.9
GENDER
Male 48 40 78.1 57.5-90.4 8 21.9 9.6-42.5
Female 69 65 94.8 86.4-98.1 4 5.2 1.9-13.6
RACE
White 104 92 83.3 69.1-91.8 12 16.7 8.2-30.9
Other 11 11 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 14 10 63.7 31.6-86.9 4 36.3 13.1-68.4
45+ 102 94 92.6 84.8-96.5 8 7.4 3.5-15.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 69 90.1 78.9-95.7 7 9.9 4.3-21.1
Some College + 41 36 79.8 54.1-93.0 5 20.2 7.0-45.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 61 95.3 87.6-98.3 4 4.7 1.7-12.4
$50,000+ 22 16 59.8 32.7-82.0 6 40.2 18.0-67.3

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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