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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 165 39 28.7 21.0-37.9 36 20.7 14.5-28.5 90 50.6 41.5-59.6
GENDER
Male 58 22 46.1 31.8-61.0 11 16.6 9.0-28.7 25 37.3 24.4-52.3
Female 107 17 17.0 10.1-27.2 25 23.4 15.2-34.3 65 59.6 48.1-70.2
RACE
White 93 17 25.6 16.0-38.2 26 28.8 19.4-40.5 50 45.6 34.4-57.2
Other 71 22 32.2 20.7-46.4 10 12.0 6.0-22.6 39 55.8 41.8-68.9
AGE
18-44 16 6 39.9 18.7-65.8 3 14.8 4.5-38.7 7 45.3 22.5-70.2
45+ 147 32 25.1 17.6-34.5 33 22.4 15.6-31.2 82 52.4 42.9-61.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 64 16 29.5 17.6-44.9 7 10.2 4.5-21.4 41 60.3 45.2-73.7
Some College + 101 23 28.3 18.8-40.2 29 26.9 18.2-37.7 49 44.8 33.9-56.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 16 29.7 18.3-44.3 11 11.6 5.8-22.0 52 58.7 45.0-71.2
$50,000+ 64 17 31.2 19.7-45.5 22 31.2 20.3-44.6 25 37.7 25.5-51.6

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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