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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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%)
North Carolina 5,124 1,233 27.8 25.7-30.0 834 18.8 16.9-21.0 3,057 53.3 51.0-55.7
-Alamance County 139 36 30.4 21.8-40.8 20 16.6 10.1-26.0 83 53.0 43.1-62.7
GENDER
Male 50 18 42.5 27.2-59.5 13 25.8 13.8-43.0 19 31.7 19.6-46.8
Female 89 18 20.9 12.9-32.1 7 9.4 4.2-19.5 64 69.7 57.8-79.5
RACE
White 114 30 30.3 21.2-41.2 18 19.2 11.4-30.5 66 50.6 40.0-61.1
Other 25 6 31.1 12.7-58.4 2 8.1 2.0-27.6 17 60.9 36.1-81.0
AGE
18-44 11 6 52.7 22.4-81.2 2 24.5 4.8-67.6 3 22.8 6.7-54.7
45+ 126 30 27.1 18.4-37.9 18 15.4 9.6-23.8 78 57.5 47.1-67.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 68 16 30.5 18.1-46.5 4 10.1 3.1-28.1 48 59.4 43.9-73.3
Some College + 71 20 30.4 19.6-43.9 16 23.9 14.6-36.6 35 45.6 33.1-58.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 27 38.7 27.3-51.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.8 56 58.3 45.7-69.9
$50,000+ 37 8 27.4 12.2-50.5 15 35.8 21.1-53.7 14 36.8 21.6-55.1

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*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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