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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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
-Onslow County 147 29 24.4 16.8-34.0 46 34.7 25.9-44.6 72 41.0 32.2-50.3
GENDER
Male 49 14 33.7 20.4-50.3 13 29.9 17.4-46.4 22 36.4 23.4-51.7
Female 98 15 18.2 10.4-30.1 33 37.8 26.6-50.5 50 44.0 32.7-55.9
RACE
White 114 19 20.7 12.9-31.5 41 41.2 30.7-52.6 54 38.1 28.6-48.7
Other 31 10 39.7 21.6-61.1 5 13.4 5.0-31.2 16 47.0 28.0-66.8
AGE
18-44 22 6 34.4 16.2-58.7 11 48.8 27.6-70.4 5 16.9 5.9-39.5
45+ 124 23 21.7 14.1-31.8 34 29.7 20.5-40.8 67 48.7 38.4-59.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 15 25.5 14.7-40.5 15 29.8 16.8-47.1 37 44.7 31.1-59.1
Some College + 79 14 23.6 13.9-37.2 31 38.8 27.5-51.3 34 37.6 26.6-50.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 15 22.1 12.8-35.5 24 35.8 23.2-50.7 41 42.2 29.8-55.5
$50,000+ 45 11 28.5 15.9-45.8 17 37.8 24.1-53.7 17 33.7 20.6-49.9

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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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