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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 165 43 26.2 19.2-34.8 26 15.6 10.2-23.0 96 58.2 49.1-66.7
GENDER
Male 61 23 33.1 21.3-47.4 10 16.4 8.3-29.8 28 50.6 36.2-64.8
Female 104 20 20.2 12.7-30.5 16 14.9 8.8-23.9 68 65.0 54.0-74.6
RACE
White 112 25 23.6 15.2-34.7 21 18.5 11.6-28.3 66 57.9 46.5-68.4
Other 51 18 31.9 19.9-46.9 4 9.9 3.5-24.8 29 58.2 42.8-72.1
AGE
18-44 9 2 10.1 2.0-37.4 1 7.3 0.9-39.4 6 82.7 52.6-95.3
45+ 155 41 28.5 20.9-37.6 25 16.8 11.0-24.8 89 54.7 45.5-63.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 12 18.9 10.3-32.3 5 5.0 2.0-11.9 52 76.0 62.8-85.6
Some College + 96 31 30.8 21.2-42.4 21 22.2 14.1-33.3 44 46.9 35.3-58.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 24 26.2 16.9-38.2 12 9.7 5.2-17.4 61 64.1 52.1-74.6
$50,000+ 48 17 31.8 19.8-46.9 12 29.7 17.1-46.3 19 38.5 25.1-54.0

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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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