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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 -
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
-MALES 1,952 1,410 72.0 68.1-75.6 542 28.0 24.4-31.9
RACE
White 1,573 1,108 70.2 65.8-74.3 465 29.8 25.7-34.2
African American 280 232 81.8 73.0-88.2 48 18.2 11.8-27.0
Other Minorities 87 61 57.4 36.8-75.7 26 42.6 24.3-63.2
AGE
18-24 14 9 59.2 23.2-87.4 5 40.8 12.6-76.8
25-34 60 41 59.1 40.4-75.6 19 40.9 24.4-59.6
35-44 157 109 66.7 53.1-77.9 48 33.3 22.1-46.9
45-54 353 271 76.6 69.5-82.5 82 23.4 17.5-30.5
55-64 533 431 81.4 76.2-85.7 102 18.6 14.3-23.8
65+ 821 537 68.1 63.4-72.5 284 31.9 27.5-36.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 320 208 65.8 55.9-74.5 112 34.2 25.5-44.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 602 438 70.6 61.8-78.0 164 29.4 22.0-38.2
Some Post-H.S. 467 346 75.7 68.5-81.8 121 24.3 18.2-31.5
College Graduate 560 416 73.8 68.0-78.8 144 26.2 21.2-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 137 68.6 56.3-78.7 63 31.4 21.3-43.7
$15,000- 24,999 310 217 68.2 56.4-77.9 93 31.8 22.1-43.6
$25,000- 34,999 233 176 70.9 54.5-83.2 57 29.1 16.8-45.5
$35,000- 49,999 249 174 73.8 65.2-80.9 75 26.2 19.1-34.8
$50,000- 74,999 296 220 71.2 61.0-79.6 76 28.8 20.4-39.0
$75,000+ 439 334 76.0 69.7-81.3 105 24.0 18.7-30.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 877 632 75.5 70.9-79.6 245 24.5 20.4-29.1
No 1,031 748 69.7 63.8-75.0 283 30.3 25.0-36.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 528 73.3 68.4-77.6 225 26.7 22.4-31.6
Non-Veteran 1,042 769 71.6 65.9-76.7 273 28.4 23.3-34.1

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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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