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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 -
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
-WHITES 3,955 2,854 72.3 69.7-74.7 1,101 27.7 25.3-30.3
GENDER
Male 1,573 1,108 70.2 65.8-74.3 465 29.8 25.7-34.2
Female 2,382 1,746 74.3 71.5-76.8 636 25.7 23.2-28.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 21 63.4 39.4-82.1 12 36.6 17.9-60.6
Non-Hispanic 3,916 2,829 72.4 69.8-74.8 1,087 27.6 25.2-30.2
AGE
18-24 13 6 41.4 12.9-77.2 7 58.6 22.8-87.1
25-34 90 67 75.1 62.0-84.8 23 24.9 15.2-38.0
35-44 246 176 67.8 56.8-77.2 70 32.2 22.8-43.2
45-54 587 453 76.4 71.2-80.9 134 23.6 19.1-28.8
55-64 976 787 80.7 76.8-84.2 189 19.3 15.8-23.2
65+ 2,015 1,346 67.1 64.0-70.1 669 32.9 29.9-36.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 616 407 67.3 60.7-73.3 209 32.7 26.7-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,286 935 69.5 63.6-74.8 351 30.5 25.2-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 741 74.0 69.8-77.8 278 26.0 22.2-30.2
College Graduate 1,029 768 76.3 72.4-79.8 261 23.7 20.2-27.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 470 336 71.8 64.2-78.4 134 28.2 21.6-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 671 486 71.9 64.1-78.6 185 28.1 21.4-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 463 312 60.2 49.5-70.1 151 39.8 29.9-50.5
$35,000-49,999 499 368 76.8 71.0-81.8 131 23.2 18.2-29.0
$50,000- 74,999 521 381 75.2 69.8-80.0 140 24.8 20.0-30.2
$75,000+ 684 525 75.7 70.7-80.0 159 24.3 20.0-29.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,837 1,328 74.7 71.5-77.7 509 25.3 22.3-28.5
No 2,044 1,478 70.7 66.8-74.3 566 29.3 25.7-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 465 73.1 68.1-77.6 212 26.9 22.4-31.9
Non-Veteran 2,937 2,153 72.8 69.6-75.8 784 27.2 24.2-30.4

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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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