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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 128 26 24.4 15.0-36.9 34 30.7 20.9-42.7 68 44.9 34.2-56.2
GENDER
Male 48 14 35.7 19.5-56.0 15 33.8 18.7-53.2 19 30.5 17.2-48.1
Female 80 12 13.1 6.9-23.4 19 27.6 16.6-42.2 49 59.3 45.5-71.8
RACE
White 103 18 16.3 9.8-25.9 32 38.6 26.9-51.9 53 45.1 33.7-57.1
Other 23 7 43.2 19.9-69.9 2 12.3 3.0-38.8 14 44.5 22.1-69.3
AGE
18-44 16 7 45.4 20.4-73.0 4 29.2 10.2-60.1 5 25.3 9.1-53.5
45+ 112 19 15.6 9.6-24.2 30 31.3 21.6-43.1 63 53.1 42.1-63.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 11 16.6 8.4-30.2 13 28.1 16.1-44.3 40 55.3 40.5-69.2
Some College + 64 15 31.6 16.8-51.6 21 33.2 19.0-51.2 28 35.2 21.4-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 17 25.6 13.6-43.0 17 24.5 13.9-39.3 44 49.9 35.3-64.5
$50,000+ 33 7 26.6 11.1-51.3 16 52.1 30.6-72.8 10 21.3 10.2-39.3

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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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