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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 -
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,113 3,626 71.6 69.4-73.7 1,487 28.4 26.3-30.6
-MALES 1,957 1,455 73.7 69.9-77.1 502 26.3 22.9-30.1
RACE
White 1,578 1,152 71.4 66.9-75.4 426 28.6 24.6-33.1
African American 279 223 78.6 69.8-85.3 56 21.4 14.7-30.2
Other Minorities 87 70 86.3 74.8-93.0 17 13.7 7.0-25.2
AGE
18-24 14 12 67.3 25.0-92.7 2 32.7 7.3-75.0
25-34 60 47 79.8 64.2-89.7 13 20.2 10.3-35.8
35-44 157 122 67.8 53.7-79.2 35 32.2 20.8-46.3
45-54 353 271 78.1 71.2-83.7 82 21.9 16.3-28.8
55-64 532 408 75.0 69.3-79.9 124 25.0 20.1-30.7
65+ 827 582 71.3 66.7-75.5 245 28.7 24.5-33.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 324 211 64.7 54.7-73.5 113 35.3 26.5-45.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 449 72.8 64.1-80.0 154 27.2 20.0-35.9
Some Post-H.S. 466 346 73.6 67.1-79.1 120 26.4 20.9-32.9
College Graduate 561 446 79.6 74.3-84.0 115 20.4 16.0-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 201 139 71.3 59.8-80.6 62 28.7 19.4-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 312 216 66.8 55.4-76.5 96 33.2 23.5-44.6
$25,000- 34,999 234 162 69.6 53.9-81.8 72 30.4 18.2-46.1
$35,000- 49,999 249 181 71.0 61.8-78.7 68 29.0 21.3-38.2
$50,000- 74,999 295 230 75.4 66.6-82.4 65 24.6 17.6-33.4
$75,000+ 438 364 82.4 76.5-87.1 74 17.6 12.9-23.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 880 606 72.4 67.6-76.6 274 27.6 23.4-32.4
No 1,032 814 74.5 68.7-79.6 218 25.5 20.4-31.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 555 73.8 69.0-78.1 198 26.2 21.9-31.0
Non-Veteran 1,047 770 72.6 67.1-77.5 277 27.4 22.5-32.9

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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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