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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 164 38 24.0 17.1-32.7 41 24.0 17.4-32.1 85 52.0 42.9-60.9
GENDER
Male 61 17 24.5 14.3-38.7 17 25.5 15.5-39.1 27 50.0 35.6-64.3
Female 103 21 23.6 15.0-35.1 24 22.6 14.8-32.9 58 53.8 42.6-64.6
RACE
White 112 23 18.3 11.2-28.4 30 27.8 19.2-38.4 59 54.0 42.8-64.8
Other 51 15 34.4 21.3-50.5 11 18.6 9.7-32.5 25 47.0 32.4-62.2
AGE
18-44 9 4 39.1 13.5-72.6 1 3.2 0.4-21.4 4 57.6 24.9-84.8
45+ 154 34 22.1 15.3-30.7 40 26.9 19.6-35.7 80 51.0 42.0-60.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 11 23.0 12.4-38.6 12 12.6 6.8-22.2 46 64.4 49.9-76.6
Some College + 95 27 24.7 16.2-35.7 29 31.2 21.5-42.8 39 44.1 32.5-56.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 23 27.3 17.6-39.8 17 15.1 8.9-24.4 57 57.6 45.4-69.0
$50,000+ 47 12 22.0 12.2-36.3 21 45.9 31.2-61.4 14 32.1 19.3-48.3

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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