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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure -
reducing alcohol use?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Do not drink
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,510 1,203 25.8 24.1-27.5 934 18.1 16.7-19.6 3,373 56.1 54.2-58.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,030 1,061 24.8 23.1-26.5 882 18.6 17.2-20.2 3,087 56.6 54.7-58.5
No 469 141 33.9 27.3-41.1 52 14.2 9.5-20.6 276 52.0 44.8-59.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 57 10 19.5 9.3-36.3 10 15.8 7.5-30.2 37 64.8 48.1-78.5
Recommended Range 1,215 242 23.5 20.1-27.3 277 24.3 20.9-28.0 696 52.2 48.2-56.2
Overweight 1,962 462 27.6 24.8-30.5 335 18.2 15.8-20.7 1,165 54.3 51.1-57.4
Obese 2,039 454 26.3 23.4-29.3 285 15.6 13.4-18.1 1,300 58.1 55.0-61.2
Current Smoker
No 4,484 888 23.2 21.5-25.1 747 17.8 16.2-19.5 2,849 59.0 56.9-61.0
Yes 1,007 311 35.7 31.3-40.2 185 19.6 16.3-23.2 511 44.8 40.5-49.2
COPD
Yes 667 113 19.2 15.5-23.4 92 14.6 11.5-18.3 462 66.2 61.4-70.8
No 4,720 1,071 26.7 24.8-28.6 828 18.7 17.2-20.4 2,821 54.6 52.5-56.6
Binge Drinker
No 5,175 1,028 23.3 21.7-25.0 790 16.2 14.8-17.8 3,357 60.4 58.5-62.3
Yes 287 150 54.5 45.8-63.0 125 39.7 31.9-48.1 12 5.8 2.3-13.9
Heavy Drinker
No 5,293 1,113 24.7 23.1-26.4 815 16.6 15.2-18.1 3,365 58.7 56.8-60.6
Yes 154 60 41.4 30.4-53.3 92 57.3 45.6-68.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2
Current Asthma
Yes 589 98 18.1 14.2-22.7 71 14.3 10.8-18.7 420 67.6 62.2-72.6
No 4,888 1,099 26.8 24.9-28.7 859 18.6 17.1-20.2 2,930 54.7 52.6-56.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,266 232 22.4 19.3-25.8 127 11.3 9.1-13.9 907 66.4 62.7-69.8
No 4,076 937 26.8 24.8-28.9 787 20.2 18.5-22.1 2,352 53.0 50.8-55.2
Disability
Yes 2,742 485 21.4 19.2-23.7 397 15.8 14.0-17.7 1,860 62.9 60.3-65.3
No 2,674 698 29.6 27.1-32.3 523 20.2 18.0-22.5 1,453 50.2 47.5-52.9

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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