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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 150 53 42.9 32.4-54.1 27 17.9 11.5-26.8 70 39.1 29.5-49.7
GENDER
Male 65 26 44.3 28.1-61.7 15 22.6 12.3-37.7 24 33.1 19.5-50.3
Female 85 27 41.4 29.7-54.2 12 12.5 6.7-21.9 46 46.1 34.5-58.1
RACE
White 85 29 36.2 25.7-48.2 23 29.1 19.7-40.8 33 34.7 24.8-46.1
Other 65 24 47.9 31.9-64.2 4 9.7 3.3-25.4 37 42.4 27.8-58.5
AGE
18-44 16 10 63.6 32.4-86.4 3 14.6 4.1-40.6 3 21.8 5.3-58.2
45+ 132 42 35.7 26.7-45.8 24 19.2 12.2-28.9 66 45.0 35.5-54.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 16 45.1 25.7-66.0 3 11.7 3.2-34.3 31 43.3 26.0-62.3
Some College + 100 37 41.6 30.5-53.6 24 21.8 14.3-31.7 39 36.6 25.5-49.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 18 29.8 18.1-44.9 8 15.3 6.3-32.5 43 54.9 39.4-69.5
$50,000+ 57 27 54.7 40.6-68.1 18 28.8 18.1-42.6 12 16.5 8.8-28.8

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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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