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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 -
changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,114 3,820 74.7 72.4-76.8 1,294 25.3 23.2-27.6
-FEMALES 3,162 2,410 77.2 74.6-79.5 752 22.8 20.5-25.4
RACE
White 2,382 1,746 74.3 71.5-76.8 636 25.7 23.2-28.5
African American 624 544 85.2 78.8-89.9 80 14.8 10.1-21.2
Other Minorities 141 108 71.5 54.9-83.8 33 28.5 16.2-45.1
AGE
18-24 14 8 72.1 42.3-90.1 6 27.9 9.9-57.7
25-34 65 50 70.1 45.2-87.0 15 29.9 13.0-54.8
35-44 198 156 80.4 71.8-86.8 42 19.6 13.2-28.2
45-54 480 392 82.8 77.6-87.0 88 17.2 13.0-22.4
55-64 765 639 81.3 76.2-85.6 126 18.7 14.4-23.8
65+ 1,613 1,147 71.9 68.2-75.2 466 28.1 24.8-31.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 562 410 74.0 67.4-79.6 152 26.0 20.4-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,083 839 76.9 71.9-81.2 244 23.1 18.8-28.1
Some Post-H.S. 816 618 76.9 72.2-81.0 198 23.1 19.0-27.8
College Graduate 695 540 80.7 75.9-84.8 155 19.3 15.2-24.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 544 432 79.7 73.3-84.8 112 20.3 15.2-26.7
$15,000- 24,999 619 483 78.5 70.7-84.6 136 21.5 15.4-29.3
$25,000- 34,999 350 241 66.7 57.7-74.5 109 33.3 25.5-42.3
$35,000- 49,999 369 292 80.5 73.9-85.8 77 19.5 14.2-26.1
$50,000- 74,999 334 253 80.2 74.1-85.1 81 19.8 14.9-25.9
$75,000+ 343 272 79.8 73.2-85.1 71 20.2 14.9-26.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,578 1,207 77.6 73.7-81.1 371 22.4 18.9-26.3
No 1,525 1,162 76.8 73.4-80.0 363 23.2 20.0-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 45 82.4 65.3-92.1 14 17.6 7.9-34.7
Non-Veteran 2,815 2,152 77.8 75.2-80.3 663 22.2 19.7-24.8

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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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