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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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-FEMALES 3,146 1,960 65.2 62.6-67.8 1,186 34.8 32.2-37.4
RACE
White 2,371 1,392 61.2 58.2-64.1 979 38.8 35.9-41.8
African American 620 465 75.4 69.4-80.6 155 24.6 19.4-30.6
Other Minorities 141 93 61.9 46.4-75.2 48 38.1 24.8-53.6
AGE
18-24 14 9 74.3 44.4-91.3 5 25.7 8.7-55.6
25-34 64 49 79.8 61.3-90.8 15 20.2 9.2-38.7
35-44 198 157 78.0 68.2-85.4 41 22.0 14.6-31.8
45-54 479 360 77.0 71.0-82.1 119 23.0 17.9-29.0
55-64 764 541 71.0 65.7-75.7 223 29.0 24.3-34.3
65+ 1,600 829 49.9 46.0-53.7 771 50.1 46.3-54.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 554 310 58.4 51.4-65.1 244 41.6 34.9-48.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,080 704 66.0 61.2-70.5 376 34.0 29.5-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 815 517 66.7 61.3-71.7 298 33.3 28.3-38.7
College Graduate 691 426 67.6 62.6-72.3 265 32.4 27.7-37.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 541 342 59.4 51.7-66.7 199 40.6 33.3-48.3
$15,000- 24,999 616 404 68.6 62.2-74.2 212 31.4 25.8-37.8
$25,000- 34,999 347 204 62.5 54.0-70.3 143 37.5 29.7-46.0
$35,000- 49,999 369 250 70.5 63.4-76.8 119 29.5 23.2-36.6
$50,000- 74,999 331 223 74.9 67.9-80.9 108 25.1 19.1-32.1
$75,000+ 342 234 73.9 67.6-79.3 108 26.1 20.7-32.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,568 970 65.7 61.9-69.3 598 34.3 30.7-38.1
No 1,520 961 64.9 61.0-68.6 559 35.1 31.4-39.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 36 55.7 33.1-76.1 23 44.3 23.9-66.9
Non-Veteran 2,800 1,745 65.6 62.8-68.3 1,055 34.4 31.7-37.2

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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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