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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 -
change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,098 3,274 66.9 64.6-69.0 1,824 33.1 31.0-35.4
-WHITES 3,943 2,427 64.3 61.7-66.8 1,516 35.7 33.2-38.3
GENDER
Male 1,572 1,035 67.4 63.1-71.5 537 32.6 28.5-36.9
Female 2,371 1,392 61.2 58.2-64.1 979 38.8 35.9-41.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 16 48.7 26.5-71.4 17 51.3 28.6-73.5
Non-Hispanic 3,905 2,409 64.6 62.0-67.1 1,496 35.4 32.9-38.0
AGE
18-24 12 8 48.3 15.0-83.2 4 51.7 16.8-85.0
25-34 89 69 74.7 60.0-85.3 20 25.3 14.7-40.0
35-44 246 190 76.9 65.9-85.2 56 23.1 14.8-34.1
45-54 587 434 75.2 70.1-79.6 153 24.8 20.4-29.9
55-64 977 683 70.3 65.8-74.5 294 29.7 25.5-34.2
65+ 2,004 1,026 49.9 46.7-53.1 978 50.1 46.9-53.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 607 325 58.8 52.3-65.0 282 41.2 35.0-47.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,285 824 62.7 57.1-68.0 461 37.3 32.0-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,020 644 66.7 62.1-71.0 376 33.3 29.0-37.9
College Graduate 1,026 632 66.8 62.7-70.6 394 33.2 29.4-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 467 275 60.1 52.9-66.8 192 39.9 33.2-47.1
$15,000- 24,999 666 405 57.8 50.5-64.8 261 42.2 35.2-49.5
$25,000- 34,999 459 276 61.7 51.0-71.3 183 38.3 28.7-49.0
$35,000-49,999 500 320 69.3 63.0-75.0 180 30.7 25.0-37.0
$50,000- 74,999 518 352 74.0 68.4-78.9 166 26.0 21.1-31.6
$75,000+ 682 470 69.3 64.1-74.0 212 30.7 26.0-35.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,830 1,115 64.9 61.5-68.3 715 35.1 31.7-38.5
No 2,042 1,279 64.4 60.6-68.0 763 35.6 32.0-39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 673 407 61.6 55.8-67.1 266 38.4 32.9-44.2
Non-Veteran 2,930 1,816 65.2 62.1-68.2 1,114 34.8 31.8-37.9

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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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