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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 149 21 16.5 10.6-24.6 50 38.7 29.9-48.3 78 44.9 36.1-54.0
GENDER
Male 56 12 20.4 11.3-34.0 22 45.9 31.7-60.8 22 33.7 21.9-47.9
Female 93 9 12.9 6.5-23.8 28 32.2 22.5-43.7 56 55.0 43.4-66.0
RACE
White 139 19 16.9 10.7-25.6 47 39.0 29.9-48.9 73 44.2 35.1-53.6
Other 8 2 13.8 2.9-45.9 2 34.2 8.9-73.3 4 52.0 19.2-83.2
AGE
18-44 9 2 26.9 6.8-64.9 3 43.1 14.7-76.9 4 30.0 9.8-62.9
45+ 139 19 15.4 9.8-23.5 46 37.4 28.6-47.2 74 47.2 38.0-56.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 13 16.0 9.0-26.8 26 36.2 24.8-49.4 50 47.9 36.1-59.9
Some College + 60 8 17.1 8.6-31.3 24 42.0 29.1-56.1 28 40.8 28.2-54.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 94 13 15.8 8.9-26.5 25 30.8 20.7-43.2 56 53.4 41.7-64.7
$50,000+ 33 7 23.0 11.0-41.8 17 55.9 37.3-73.0 9 21.1 10.0-39.2

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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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