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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 179 36 26.4 18.7-35.9 43 25.4 18.6-33.7 100 48.2 39.6-56.9
GENDER
Male 73 19 32.3 20.6-46.8 25 28.6 18.6-41.1 29 39.1 27.2-52.5
Female 106 17 20.2 11.7-32.6 18 22.1 13.6-33.7 71 57.8 46.0-68.8
RACE
White 159 32 24.2 16.7-33.6 40 28.1 20.5-37.2 87 47.8 38.8-56.9
Other 19 4 40.4 16.8-69.5 3 10.6 2.9-31.7 12 49.0 24.1-74.4
AGE
18-44 16 8 55.8 30.8-78.1 5 30.9 12.7-58.0 3 13.3 4.0-36.3
45+ 161 28 20.3 13.3-29.6 36 23.1 16.5-31.4 97 56.7 47.3-65.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 18 19.6 11.6-31.0 22 23.7 15.2-35.0 69 56.8 45.3-67.5
Some College + 70 18 36.1 22.9-51.8 21 27.8 17.6-41.0 31 36.0 24.3-49.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 104 20 25.9 15.7-39.5 19 18.4 11.2-28.6 65 55.8 43.5-67.4
$50,000+ 43 11 31.6 17.7-49.8 20 42.3 27.1-59.1 12 26.1 14.5-42.3

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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