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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 180 40 25.4 18.4-34.0 25 16.5 10.7-24.8 115 58.1 49.1-66.5
GENDER
Male 74 23 31.5 20.6-45.0 16 20.6 11.6-33.7 35 47.9 35.0-61.1
Female 106 17 18.9 11.4-29.6 9 12.3 6.1-23.2 80 68.9 57.1-78.6
RACE
White 160 37 27.0 19.4-36.2 24 18.5 11.9-27.7 99 54.5 45.2-63.5
Other 19 3 17.0 4.7-46.2 1 5.5 0.8-31.1 15 77.4 49.3-92.4
AGE
18-44 16 6 38.2 17.7-63.9 5 33.8 14.2-61.1 5 28.1 10.8-55.7
45+ 162 33 22.4 15.5-31.1 19 12.1 7.3-19.5 110 65.5 56.3-73.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 23 21.7 14.1-31.9 9 12.8 6.3-24.4 78 65.5 54.0-75.4
Some College + 70 17 30.7 18.9-45.7 16 21.9 12.5-35.5 37 47.4 33.8-61.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 21 24.0 15.0-36.1 9 6.7 3.3-13.3 75 69.3 57.3-79.1
$50,000+ 43 14 31.1 18.1-48.0 14 36.4 21.7-54.2 15 32.5 19.4-49.1

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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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