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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 3,955 2,788 70.1 67.5-72.6 1,167 29.9 27.4-32.5
GENDER
Male 1,578 1,152 71.4 66.9-75.4 426 28.6 24.6-33.1
Female 2,377 1,636 68.9 66.0-71.7 741 31.1 28.3-34.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 24 80.2 61.9-91.0 9 19.8 9.0-38.1
Non-Hispanic 3,917 2,761 70.0 67.4-72.5 1,156 30.0 27.5-32.6
AGE
18-24 13 10 53.4 16.6-86.8 3 46.6 13.2-83.4
25-34 90 70 80.9 68.8-89.0 20 19.1 11.0-31.2
35-44 246 183 66.3 55.0-76.0 63 33.7 24.0-45.0
45-54 586 420 71.6 66.3-76.4 166 28.4 23.6-33.7
55-64 974 720 72.4 68.0-76.5 254 27.6 23.5-32.0
65+ 2,018 1,359 68.2 65.2-71.0 659 31.8 29.0-34.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 620 378 64.6 58.0-70.7 242 35.4 29.3-42.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,282 875 65.0 59.3-70.3 407 35.0 29.7-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,018 735 70.0 65.4-74.2 283 30.0 25.8-34.6
College Graduate 1,030 797 79.0 75.3-82.2 233 21.0 17.8-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 288 60.4 52.9-67.4 181 39.6 32.6-47.1
$15,000- 24,999 668 445 66.2 58.7-73.0 223 33.8 27.0-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 464 293 56.9 46.7-66.5 171 43.1 33.5-53.3
$35,000-49,999 500 363 72.4 66.1-78.0 137 27.6 22.0-33.9
$50,000- 74,999 518 389 74.0 67.8-79.4 129 26.0 20.6-32.2
$75,000+ 682 554 80.5 75.9-84.5 128 19.5 15.5-24.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,837 1,160 65.6 62.1-69.0 677 34.4 31.0-37.9
No 2,046 1,577 73.3 69.3-76.9 469 26.7 23.1-30.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 679 491 71.2 65.8-76.0 188 28.8 24.0-34.2
Non-Veteran 2,935 2,052 69.4 66.2-72.4 883 30.6 27.6-33.8

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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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