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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-MALES

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
-MALES 1,954 613 34.1 30.6-37.8 447 25.1 21.7-28.9 894 40.8 37.2-44.5
RACE
White 1,576 483 33.4 29.7-37.5 404 27.8 24.0-32.0 689 38.7 34.9-42.7
African American 278 105 40.5 31.4-50.2 25 13.5 7.4-23.5 148 46.0 36.9-55.4
Other Minorities 87 22 21.2 11.1-36.7 15 30.0 13.2-54.7 50 48.7 30.3-67.5
AGE
18-24 14 6 32.3 11.2-64.3 5 50.0 19.3-80.7 3 17.7 4.1-52.2
25-34 60 25 39.4 23.5-58.0 18 34.2 18.9-53.6 17 26.4 14.2-43.8
35-44 155 63 34.9 25.1-46.2 43 32.0 21.7-44.5 49 33.1 22.4-45.9
45-54 353 151 44.2 36.2-52.6 82 23.3 17.6-30.2 120 32.5 25.7-40.1
55-64 532 202 39.9 34.0-46.2 102 19.2 14.8-24.5 228 40.9 35.1-46.9
65+ 827 158 19.5 16.0-23.6 196 22.2 18.5-26.4 473 58.2 53.3-63.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 322 61 20.7 14.0-29.5 39 16.7 9.6-27.3 222 62.6 52.5-71.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 602 193 37.7 30.4-45.6 99 19.1 12.7-27.8 310 43.2 36.0-50.8
Some Post-H.S. 467 159 35.0 28.8-41.8 98 22.9 16.5-30.9 210 42.0 35.5-48.9
College Graduate 560 199 36.5 30.8-42.6 211 38.4 32.7-44.5 150 25.1 20.1-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 55 27.2 18.9-37.4 18 10.9 4.8-23.1 128 61.9 50.3-72.3
$15,000- 24,999 311 91 27.4 20.2-36.0 43 16.9 10.2-26.8 177 55.7 45.7-65.2
$25,000- 34,999 234 69 36.0 24.0-50.1 42 22.5 10.9-40.8 123 41.5 29.7-54.3
$35,000- 49,999 248 80 33.8 25.2-43.6 52 20.8 13.8-30.3 116 45.3 36.1-54.9
$50,000- 74,999 295 102 31.0 24.0-39.0 86 38.6 29.5-48.7 107 30.4 23.7-37.9
$75,000+ 438 158 41.6 35.0-48.5 167 34.0 28.1-40.3 113 24.4 19.0-30.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 881 262 36.9 31.3-42.7 149 17.1 13.3-21.8 470 46.0 40.7-51.4
No 1,029 340 31.7 27.4-36.4 285 31.2 26.0-36.8 404 37.1 32.2-42.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 754 229 34.4 29.5-39.6 171 21.9 17.6-26.8 354 43.8 38.6-49.0
Non-Veteran 1,042 339 34.8 29.9-40.1 235 26.4 21.5-31.9 468 38.8 33.9-43.9

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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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