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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 120 23 23.0 14.7-34.0 43 36.5 27.0-47.1 54 40.6 31.0-50.8
GENDER
Male 47 10 26.6 13.6-45.7 21 40.0 26.0-55.9 16 33.3 20.2-49.8
Female 73 13 19.7 11.1-32.5 22 33.3 21.2-48.2 38 47.0 34.2-60.2
RACE
White 112 22 23.2 14.6-34.7 40 37.0 27.2-48.1 50 39.8 30.1-50.4
Other 7 1 23.1 3.2-73.2 2 17.9 3.2-58.5 4 59.0 19.5-89.5
AGE
18-44 6 4 59.7 19.5-90.0 1 26.3 3.9-75.9 1 14.1 1.8-59.3
45+ 113 18 16.8 10.5-25.8 42 38.3 29.1-48.4 53 44.9 35.3-55.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 10 24.3 12.9-41.1 14 26.1 15.1-41.1 22 49.6 34.0-65.3
Some College + 72 13 22.8 12.2-38.6 29 43.9 30.8-58.0 30 33.3 22.6-46.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 10 23.4 11.3-42.1 13 19.0 10.5-31.9 39 57.6 42.0-71.9
$50,000+ 46 11 24.5 13.4-40.5 24 51.6 35.5-67.4 11 23.9 12.8-40.3

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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