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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 127 36 35.8 25.1-48.1 17 15.4 8.2-27.2 74 48.8 37.5-60.2
GENDER
Male 47 17 43.2 25.8-62.5 9 21.4 9.2-42.4 21 35.3 20.6-53.5
Female 80 19 28.5 17.4-42.9 8 9.5 4.0-21.1 53 62.0 47.9-74.4
RACE
White 102 29 33.0 22.7-45.4 16 19.4 10.1-34.1 57 47.5 35.8-59.6
Other 23 7 43.2 19.9-69.9 1 6.2 0.9-33.4 15 50.7 26.1-74.9
AGE
18-44 16 7 47.8 22.2-74.7 4 26.8 8.8-58.3 5 25.3 9.1-53.5
45+ 111 29 30.7 21.2-42.2 13 10.6 5.6-19.2 69 58.7 47.4-69.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 11 24.5 13.1-41.2 8 13.6 6.2-27.2 44 61.9 46.2-75.4
Some College + 64 25 46.2 29.5-63.8 9 17.1 6.5-37.9 30 36.7 22.6-53.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 20 34.1 20.5-50.9 9 11.0 5.0-22.5 49 54.9 39.6-69.4
$50,000+ 33 15 49.7 28.5-71.0 7 27.3 10.2-55.5 11 23.0 11.3-41.1

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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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