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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,170 620 22.0 19.8-24.4 387 13.1 11.3-15.0 2,163 64.9 62.2-67.5
RACE
White 2,390 457 21.3 19.0-23.9 344 16.2 14.1-18.6 1,589 62.5 59.5-65.3
African American 625 138 25.9 20.6-32.0 32 5.6 3.4- 9.0 455 68.5 62.2-74.2
Other Minorities 141 22 9.0 4.8-16.2 9 11.0 3.0-33.5 110 80.0 62.8-90.4
AGE
18-24 14 6 49.8 20.0-79.8 2 18.2 4.0-54.3 6 32.0 11.4-63.2
25-34 65 28 35.5 20.8-53.6 5 3.8 1.4-10.0 32 60.6 42.4-76.4
35-44 199 73 31.9 23.5-41.6 32 16.8 11.0-24.9 94 51.3 41.2-61.4
45-54 479 138 29.0 23.3-35.3 61 13.2 9.6-17.9 280 57.9 51.2-64.2
55-64 767 199 27.2 22.9-31.9 92 12.6 9.4-16.7 476 60.2 55.0-65.2
65+ 1,619 172 9.8 8.1-11.9 190 13.0 10.5-16.1 1,257 77.1 73.8-80.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 567 52 10.5 7.2-15.1 22 5.1 2.6- 9.7 493 84.4 78.8-88.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,084 167 16.0 12.9-19.6 90 9.3 6.9-12.3 827 74.7 70.5-78.6
Some Post-H.S. 818 193 30.4 25.2-36.2 116 14.2 10.9-18.1 509 55.4 49.8-60.9
College Graduate 695 207 30.0 25.4-34.9 159 23.3 18.8-28.5 329 46.7 41.4-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 72 16.9 11.4-24.4 18 4.5 1.9-10.0 456 78.6 70.8-84.8
$15,000- 24,999 618 96 17.9 13.5-23.3 42 6.0 3.7- 9.6 480 76.1 70.2-81.1
$25,000- 34,999 352 61 15.9 11.5-21.7 53 17.9 11.6-26.6 238 66.1 57.7-73.7
$35,000- 49,999 369 92 27.0 21.1-33.8 46 13.8 9.5-19.5 231 59.3 52.0-66.2
$50,000- 74,999 334 88 29.5 22.8-37.2 69 15.2 11.2-20.3 177 55.3 47.5-62.8
$75,000+ 343 129 35.6 29.0-42.8 94 27.8 21.8-34.7 120 36.6 29.8-44.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,585 254 18.7 15.6-22.1 133 9.0 7.0-11.5 1,198 72.3 68.5-75.8
No 1,527 353 25.3 22.1-28.9 249 16.9 14.2-20.0 925 57.8 53.9-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 20 28.8 15.2-47.8 8 8.8 3.7-19.4 30 62.3 42.4-78.8
Non-Veteran 2,824 551 22.3 19.9-24.9 337 12.6 10.9-14.6 1,936 65.1 62.2-67.8

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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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