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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 129 21 13.0 7.9-20.7 41 40.8 29.0-53.7 67 46.2 35.0-57.9
GENDER
Male 44 8 12.1 5.6-24.4 21 54.2 35.0-72.2 15 33.7 18.8-52.8
Female 85 13 14.0 7.4-24.8 20 26.8 17.3-39.0 52 59.3 46.9-70.6
RACE
White 93 14 12.7 7.1-21.8 35 44.5 31.7-58.0 44 42.8 31.0-55.5
Other 36 7 13.5 5.4-29.9 6 34.6 14.5-62.3 23 51.9 29.6-73.5
AGE
18-44 16 2 10.0 2.3-34.5 8 65.3 36.5-86.1 6 24.7 8.7-53.1
45+ 111 19 14.6 9.1-22.6 33 31.3 22.5-41.7 59 54.1 43.6-64.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 10 13.9 6.8-26.5 10 34.2 15.4-59.8 35 51.9 32.0-71.2
Some College + 74 11 12.4 6.2-23.4 31 45.0 31.1-59.8 32 42.5 29.3-56.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 12 19.7 10.2-34.8 13 38.5 20.0-61.0 34 41.8 26.0-59.4
$50,000+ 50 6 8.0 3.1-18.9 22 43.0 26.8-60.9 22 49.0 32.3-65.9

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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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