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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 121 26 29.2 19.7-40.9 35 28.2 20.2-37.9 60 42.6 32.9-52.9
GENDER
Male 47 12 31.8 17.9-49.8 19 37.2 23.6-53.1 16 31.1 18.4-47.3
Female 74 14 26.8 15.1-43.1 16 20.3 12.2-31.9 44 52.8 39.3-65.9
RACE
White 113 23 28.0 18.3-40.4 35 30.3 21.7-40.4 55 41.7 31.9-52.3
Other 7 2 36.6 8.4-78.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 63.4 21.7-91.6
AGE
18-44 6 3 65.2 26.2-90.8 1 13.2 1.7-57.6 2 21.6 4.4-62.1
45+ 114 22 23.2 15.5-33.1 34 30.7 22.4-40.6 58 46.1 36.4-56.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 13 33.3 19.9-50.0 7 13.6 6.4-26.7 26 53.1 37.2-68.4
Some College + 73 13 27.5 15.2-44.5 28 38.0 26.1-51.5 32 34.6 23.8-47.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 11 27.6 14.7-45.8 8 10.7 5.2-21.0 43 61.6 45.4-75.6
$50,000+ 47 12 30.8 16.9-49.2 24 46.3 31.0-62.3 11 23.0 12.2-39.0

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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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