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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,161 453 16.8 14.7-19.2 813 26.5 24.2-29.0 1,895 56.6 53.8-59.4
RACE
White 2,383 308 14.2 12.2-16.4 685 31.3 28.6-34.2 1,390 54.5 51.4-57.5
African American 623 123 23.2 18.0-29.4 99 17.0 12.8-22.2 401 59.8 53.4-66.0
Other Minorities 141 19 15.2 6.8-30.8 23 14.5 5.3-33.7 99 70.3 52.9-83.3
AGE
18-24 14 5 44.2 15.7-77.1 5 32.9 11.2-65.6 4 22.9 7.1-53.8
25-34 64 25 28.4 16.6-44.2 15 23.5 11.3-42.6 24 48.1 29.0-67.7
35-44 197 49 24.5 16.9-34.1 74 32.1 23.9-41.5 74 43.4 33.2-54.3
45-54 479 117 23.6 18.3-29.9 116 26.0 20.7-32.2 246 50.4 43.7-57.0
55-64 763 136 17.1 13.7-21.1 214 30.4 25.7-35.6 413 52.5 47.3-57.7
65+ 1,617 118 8.3 6.1-11.2 381 23.0 20.0-26.3 1,118 68.7 64.9-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 562 57 12.6 8.1-19.1 55 9.9 6.6-14.6 450 77.5 70.7-83.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,084 146 14.8 11.8-18.5 221 21.2 17.4-25.4 717 64.0 59.2-68.5
Some Post-H.S. 818 133 19.7 15.2-25.2 237 31.2 26.3-36.4 448 49.1 43.7-54.6
College Graduate 691 117 19.7 15.6-24.5 299 41.5 36.3-46.9 275 38.8 33.7-44.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 544 79 16.2 11.1-23.0 69 14.7 9.8-21.2 396 69.1 61.5-75.8
$15,000- 24,999 617 93 19.1 14.0-25.6 95 13.7 10.1-18.2 429 67.2 60.5-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 348 43 14.3 9.2-21.6 94 26.3 19.2-34.9 211 59.4 50.6-67.7
$35,000- 49,999 371 54 15.0 10.7-20.7 117 34.9 28.1-42.3 200 50.1 42.8-57.4
$50,000- 74,999 332 57 18.2 12.6-25.7 119 31.9 25.4-39.2 156 49.9 42.0-57.7
$75,000+ 342 74 22.6 17.2-29.1 173 47.6 40.4-54.9 95 29.8 23.4-37.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,577 198 14.5 11.5-18.0 313 20.9 17.9-24.4 1,066 64.6 60.4-68.5
No 1,526 246 19.1 16.1-22.4 483 31.7 28.2-35.3 797 49.3 45.4-53.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 13 22.1 10.5-40.7 20 20.2 10.8-34.7 26 57.6 37.3-75.7
Non-Veteran 2,814 403 17.1 14.8-19.7 717 26.0 23.6-28.6 1,694 56.9 53.9-59.8

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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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