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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 130 27 20.9 12.4-32.9 27 24.6 14.8-38.0 76 54.5 42.3-66.2
GENDER
Male 44 11 21.6 8.9-43.7 13 31.9 15.5-54.5 20 46.4 28.1-65.8
Female 86 16 20.1 11.7-32.2 14 17.0 9.8-27.9 56 62.9 50.5-73.8
RACE
White 93 22 28.0 16.2-44.0 22 24.8 15.9-36.6 49 47.2 34.7-59.9
Other 37 5 9.0 3.3-22.3 5 24.3 7.3-56.6 27 66.7 39.8-85.9
AGE
18-44 16 3 26.0 7.0-61.9 5 35.9 12.0-69.6 8 38.1 15.5-67.4
45+ 112 24 19.2 12.6-28.0 22 20.4 13.3-30.0 66 60.4 50.0-70.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 8 11.3 5.1-23.1 8 25.4 8.8-54.6 40 63.4 40.0-81.8
Some College + 74 19 27.2 14.9-44.2 19 24.1 14.8-36.8 36 48.7 34.7-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 14 22.2 12.1-37.1 8 21.9 6.8-51.9 38 55.9 36.0-74.0
$50,000+ 50 7 19.1 6.7-43.7 17 29.2 17.2-45.0 26 51.7 34.6-68.5

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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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