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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

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
-MALES 1,951 531 30.0 26.6-33.5 673 36.8 33.0-40.7 747 33.2 30.0-36.6
RACE
White 1,571 421 29.4 25.9-33.1 578 39.8 35.6-44.2 572 30.8 27.4-34.4
African American 279 88 34.6 25.8-44.6 64 24.1 16.7-33.4 127 41.3 32.7-50.5
Other Minorities 87 21 23.7 10.7-44.6 25 41.9 23.7-62.5 41 34.4 20.4-51.9
AGE
18-24 14 3 23.4 6.3-58.1 10 74.0 40.2-92.3 1 2.7 0.3-18.1
25-34 60 22 22.6 13.2-35.8 25 52.5 35.0-69.5 13 24.9 12.7-43.1
35-44 157 62 33.7 24.1-44.8 57 43.9 32.1-56.4 38 22.4 14.9-32.3
45-54 351 138 42.3 34.2-50.8 109 30.0 23.6-37.3 104 27.7 21.4-35.1
55-64 531 161 34.1 28.3-40.5 182 32.5 27.2-38.4 188 33.3 28.0-39.1
65+ 826 142 18.6 14.8-23.2 284 31.8 27.6-36.2 400 49.6 44.6-54.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 323 79 30.0 21.7-39.9 55 20.5 12.9-31.0 189 49.5 40.0-59.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 165 30.6 24.1-38.1 172 32.9 25.1-41.8 264 36.5 30.0-43.4
Some Post-H.S. 466 141 32.2 26.1-39.1 152 34.4 27.6-42.0 173 33.3 27.5-39.7
College Graduate 558 146 27.4 22.4-33.1 292 52.0 45.9-58.1 120 20.5 15.9-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 50 30.5 20.2-43.2 38 20.8 12.6-32.3 113 48.7 37.4-60.1
$15,000- 24,999 310 85 31.7 23.6-41.2 77 28.8 19.0-41.1 148 39.5 31.0-48.7
$25,000- 34,999 234 59 32.2 20.5-46.5 66 28.0 15.9-44.4 109 39.9 28.3-52.7
$35,000- 49,999 249 63 28.0 20.3-37.1 84 32.1 23.5-42.1 102 39.9 31.1-49.4
$50,000- 74,999 293 91 34.4 26.5-43.4 118 43.3 34.4-52.6 84 22.3 16.9-28.8
$75,000+ 437 130 29.2 23.7-35.5 222 51.0 44.2-57.7 85 19.8 14.7-26.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 878 227 30.9 25.7-36.7 242 29.1 24.2-34.6 409 40.0 34.9-45.2
No 1,031 296 29.3 25.0-34.0 415 42.6 37.3-48.1 320 28.1 24.0-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 750 201 30.9 26.1-36.3 264 33.5 28.8-38.7 285 35.5 30.7-40.7
Non-Veteran 1,044 290 30.1 25.5-35.1 354 38.6 33.2-44.2 400 31.3 27.0-35.9

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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