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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,966 940 27.4 25.1-29.8 748 22.0 19.8-24.5 2,278 50.6 48.0-53.1
GENDER
Male 1,576 483 33.4 29.7-37.5 404 27.8 24.0-32.0 689 38.7 34.9-42.7
Female 2,390 457 21.3 19.0-23.9 344 16.2 14.1-18.6 1,589 62.5 59.5-65.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 12 28.8 14.2-49.6 2 4.1 1.0-16.2 19 67.1 45.8-83.1
Non-Hispanic 3,927 928 27.4 25.1-29.8 744 22.3 20.0-24.8 2,255 50.3 47.7-52.9
AGE
18-24 13 5 33.9 9.9-70.6 6 61.4 25.3-88.1 2 4.7 0.8-22.7
25-34 90 42 48.3 33.7-63.1 17 17.7 10.1-29.1 31 34.1 22.1-48.4
35-44 246 96 33.0 24.9-42.3 64 30.4 22.2-40.2 86 36.5 26.8-47.5
45-54 586 201 35.6 30.4-41.1 123 23.5 19.0-28.6 262 41.0 35.5-46.6
55-64 978 308 33.5 29.3-38.0 171 18.7 15.3-22.6 499 47.8 43.2-52.4
65+ 2,025 280 13.7 11.8-15.9 361 19.3 16.9-21.9 1,384 67.0 64.0-69.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 621 64 10.6 7.5-14.6 45 9.7 6.0-15.4 512 79.7 73.7-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,287 264 24.0 19.8-28.7 166 16.4 12.0-22.1 857 59.6 54.1-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,022 280 33.8 29.4-38.5 193 20.6 16.8-25.1 549 45.6 41.0-50.3
College Graduate 1,031 332 33.7 29.6-38.2 344 35.9 31.8-40.3 355 30.3 26.6-34.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 473 73 17.3 12.6-23.2 24 8.0 3.5-17.3 376 74.7 66.7-81.4
$15,000- 24,999 670 135 22.1 17.3-27.8 72 12.2 8.7-16.9 463 65.7 59.2-71.6
$25,000- 34,999 465 99 22.6 16.5-30.1 77 19.3 10.3-33.2 289 58.1 47.8-67.8
$35,000-49,999 500 132 28.3 22.4-35.1 89 19.9 14.7-26.3 279 51.8 44.9-58.7
$50,000- 74,999 520 146 28.6 23.4-34.4 140 29.0 23.4-35.4 234 42.4 36.4-48.6
$75,000+ 683 247 40.1 34.9-45.5 248 35.4 30.6-40.5 188 24.5 20.5-29.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,847 374 26.0 22.5-29.7 243 15.4 12.7-18.6 1,230 58.6 54.7-62.4
No 2,047 547 28.2 25.2-31.4 489 27.1 23.8-30.8 1,011 44.7 41.2-48.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 679 202 31.2 26.3-36.5 168 23.4 18.8-28.6 309 45.5 39.9-51.2
Non-Veteran 2,945 671 27.2 24.5-30.1 506 21.6 18.9-24.6 1,768 51.2 48.1-54.3

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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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