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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,954 729 21.8 19.8-24.0 1,263 35.6 33.0-38.3 1,962 42.6 40.1-45.1
GENDER
Male 1,571 421 29.4 25.9-33.1 578 39.8 35.6-44.2 572 30.8 27.4-34.4
Female 2,383 308 14.2 12.2-16.4 685 31.3 28.6-34.2 1,390 54.5 51.4-57.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 8 33.3 13.5-61.4 10 20.4 9.5-38.5 15 46.4 24.7-69.5
Non-Hispanic 3,916 721 21.7 19.7-23.8 1,251 35.8 33.2-38.5 1,944 42.5 40.1-45.1
AGE
18-24 13 1 11.1 1.4-51.9 10 84.2 48.4-96.8 2 4.7 0.8-22.7
25-34 89 35 27.5 18.2-39.4 31 44.6 29.9-60.3 23 27.9 17.1-42.1
35-44 245 80 31.7 23.5-41.2 103 42.6 32.7-53.1 62 25.7 17.9-35.5
45-54 584 174 31.1 26.2-36.5 184 33.4 28.4-38.9 226 35.5 30.2-41.1
55-64 974 221 24.3 20.5-28.6 332 36.4 32.0-41.0 421 39.3 35.0-43.8
65+ 2,023 214 12.1 10.0-14.6 594 29.7 27.0-32.6 1,215 58.1 55.0-61.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 619 79 14.1 10.5-18.8 83 14.1 10.0-19.5 457 71.8 65.6-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,286 226 20.5 17.0-24.5 325 29.5 24.1-35.6 735 50.0 44.8-55.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,021 205 25.0 20.9-29.7 339 37.0 32.5-41.8 477 38.0 33.7-42.4
College Graduate 1,023 219 24.2 20.5-28.3 515 52.0 47.5-56.4 289 23.8 20.5-27.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 472 72 17.1 12.6-22.8 70 18.2 12.1-26.3 330 64.7 57.0-71.7
$15,000- 24,999 668 118 23.2 17.9-29.6 142 23.3 16.8-31.5 408 53.5 46.3-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 461 74 18.5 13.0-25.7 137 29.4 19.8-41.3 250 52.1 42.3-61.7
$35,000-49,999 501 85 18.0 13.4-23.8 173 36.8 30.2-43.8 243 45.2 38.5-52.0
$50,000- 74,999 517 122 28.3 22.6-34.9 201 38.3 32.5-44.5 194 33.4 27.9-39.4
$75,000+ 681 179 28.1 23.7-33.1 357 53.1 47.8-58.3 145 18.8 15.3-23.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,838 289 18.3 15.5-21.3 461 29.1 25.5-33.0 1,088 52.6 48.8-56.4
No 2,046 429 24.3 21.5-27.4 774 40.5 36.9-44.3 843 35.2 32.0-38.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 675 169 27.6 22.7-33.1 255 35.9 30.7-41.5 251 36.5 31.2-42.1
Non-Veteran 2,938 493 20.6 18.3-23.2 905 35.9 32.7-39.2 1,540 43.5 40.5-46.5

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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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