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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 -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,486 3,902 71.5 69.7-73.2 1,584 28.5 26.8-30.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,008 3,553 72.1 70.3-73.8 1,455 27.9 26.2-29.7
No 467 340 66.7 59.2-73.5 127 33.3 26.5-40.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 55 28 52.3 35.9-68.1 27 47.7 31.9-64.1
Recommended Range 1,211 732 60.0 56.0-64.0 479 40.0 36.0-44.0
Overweight 1,953 1,419 71.6 68.5-74.5 534 28.4 25.5-31.5
Obese 2,035 1,556 77.9 75.4-80.3 479 22.1 19.7-24.6
Current Smoker
No 4,467 3,212 72.3 70.4-74.2 1,255 27.7 25.8-29.6
Yes 1,001 680 68.2 64.0-72.2 321 31.8 27.8-36.0
COPD
Yes 659 480 72.8 68.1-77.0 179 27.2 23.0-31.9
No 4,704 3,334 71.6 69.7-73.4 1,370 28.4 26.6-30.3
Binge Drinker
No 5,152 3,673 71.6 69.8-73.4 1,479 28.4 26.6-30.2
Yes 287 198 72.1 64.0-78.9 89 27.9 21.1-36.0
Heavy Drinker
No 5,273 3,769 71.9 70.2-73.6 1,504 28.1 26.4-29.8
Yes 153 95 62.5 50.2-73.4 58 37.5 26.6-49.8
Current Asthma
Yes 581 444 73.5 67.7-78.5 137 26.5 21.5-32.3
No 4,873 3,440 71.3 69.4-73.1 1,433 28.7 26.9-30.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,264 1,001 79.7 76.7-82.3 263 20.3 17.7-23.3
No 4,054 2,767 68.7 66.6-70.8 1,287 31.3 29.2-33.4
Disability
Yes 2,728 1,941 71.0 68.6-73.3 787 29.0 26.7-31.4
No 2,665 1,896 71.9 69.3-74.4 769 28.1 25.6-30.7

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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