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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 -
reduce 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%)
North Carolina 5,112 984 23.1 21.2-25.2 1,486 31.5 29.2-33.8 2,642 45.4 43.1-47.7
-Alamance County 139 26 23.2 15.7-32.9 38 27.9 19.5-38.2 75 48.9 39.3-58.6
GENDER
Male 50 17 36.8 22.9-53.3 16 34.7 20.1-53.0 17 28.5 17.1-43.4
Female 89 9 12.6 6.2-23.7 22 22.5 14.5-33.1 58 65.0 53.1-75.3
RACE
White 114 22 25.3 16.7-36.3 31 26.5 17.9-37.3 61 48.3 37.9-58.8
Other 25 4 16.5 5.7-39.4 7 32.4 13.9-58.6 14 51.1 29.1-72.7
AGE
18-44 11 4 41.0 15.3-72.8 6 49.0 20.0-78.6 1 10.0 1.4-47.3
45+ 126 22 20.5 13.4-30.1 32 24.6 16.6-35.0 72 54.8 44.6-64.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 12 22.9 12.9-37.5 14 23.9 12.3-41.3 42 53.2 38.6-67.1
Some College + 71 14 23.5 13.8-37.2 24 32.4 21.7-45.2 33 44.1 31.6-57.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 20 32.2 21.3-45.5 21 22.0 14.1-32.7 45 45.8 34.1-57.9
$50,000+ 37 6 17.3 7.4-35.3 15 39.6 22.7-59.4 16 43.1 26.5-61.5

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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