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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 151 35 31.4 23.0-41.2 23 15.0 9.7-22.6 93 53.6 44.3-62.6
GENDER
Male 57 16 39.1 25.4-54.7 14 21.3 12.1-34.7 27 39.7 27.0-53.9
Female 94 19 24.6 15.8-36.2 9 9.5 4.6-18.6 66 65.9 54.2-76.0
RACE
White 141 31 30.4 21.8-40.7 21 14.8 9.3-22.7 89 54.8 45.1-64.1
Other 8 3 42.9 13.9-77.9 2 20.8 4.2-61.1 3 36.2 10.5-73.3
AGE
18-44 10 3 42.5 15.4-75.0 3 28.5 8.8-62.2 4 29.0 9.6-61.0
45+ 140 32 30.2 21.8-40.3 20 13.4 8.3-20.8 88 56.4 46.7-65.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 17 30.7 19.5-44.8 14 14.4 8.0-24.5 58 54.9 42.3-66.9
Some College + 62 18 32.3 20.7-46.5 9 15.8 8.0-29.0 35 51.9 38.2-65.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 18 26.1 16.3-38.9 11 10.5 5.4-19.5 66 63.4 51.1-74.2
$50,000+ 34 13 48.5 30.7-66.7 8 21.7 10.3-40.0 13 29.9 16.4-48.0

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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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