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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 149 37 25.9 18.2-35.3 54 41.2 30.7-52.6 58 32.9 23.9-43.4
GENDER
Male 65 21 26.7 16.0-41.2 26 45.8 29.5-63.2 18 27.4 14.8-45.0
Female 84 16 24.9 15.3-37.7 28 35.8 24.8-48.5 40 39.3 28.5-51.3
RACE
White 85 20 25.3 16.5-36.7 37 46.9 35.6-58.5 28 27.9 19.1-38.8
Other 64 17 26.3 15.5-41.0 17 37.0 21.6-55.6 30 36.6 22.9-52.9
AGE
18-44 16 6 23.4 8.8-49.2 8 58.3 28.5-83.0 2 18.3 3.5-57.9
45+ 131 31 27.0 19.0-37.0 45 35.1 26.1-45.2 55 37.9 28.9-47.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 15 28.6 15.4-46.7 10 37.0 17.8-61.4 24 34.5 19.8-52.8
Some College + 100 22 24.2 15.7-35.5 44 43.8 32.7-55.5 34 32.0 21.3-44.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 20 30.2 18.8-44.8 14 24.1 12.8-40.8 35 45.7 31.0-61.2
$50,000+ 57 13 27.0 15.6-42.5 32 56.8 42.2-70.3 12 16.2 8.6-28.4

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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