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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 165 45 29.9 22.4-38.7 16 11.3 6.3-19.2 104 58.8 49.6-67.4
GENDER
Male 58 19 37.8 24.8-52.9 9 17.7 8.6-33.1 30 44.5 30.6-59.3
Female 107 26 24.6 16.4-35.1 7 6.9 2.7-16.5 74 68.5 57.2-78.0
RACE
White 94 21 27.8 18.5-39.6 11 15.6 8.1-28.0 62 56.6 44.6-67.9
Other 70 24 32.4 21.1-46.2 5 6.5 2.1-18.6 41 61.1 47.0-73.6
AGE
18-44 16 5 28.2 11.5-54.2 3 20.2 6.3-48.6 8 51.6 27.5-75.0
45+ 146 38 28.6 20.9-37.9 13 9.5 4.9-17.5 95 61.9 52.2-70.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 14 23.2 13.1-37.5 4 7.4 2.3-21.6 45 69.4 54.3-81.3
Some College + 102 31 33.8 24.0-45.2 12 13.5 7.0-24.5 59 52.7 41.4-63.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 12 16.2 8.7-28.3 6 11.0 4.2-25.9 60 72.8 58.6-83.5
$50,000+ 65 28 45.6 32.6-59.1 8 12.7 5.8-25.8 29 41.7 29.2-55.4

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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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