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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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
-Onslow County 147 35 27.1 19.3-36.5 32 24.6 16.8-34.5 80 48.4 38.9-57.9
GENDER
Male 49 15 33.1 20.2-49.3 10 21.2 11.1-36.7 24 45.7 30.9-61.3
Female 98 20 23.1 14.4-34.9 22 26.8 16.7-40.2 56 50.1 38.2-62.0
RACE
White 114 26 24.1 16.1-34.4 29 29.7 20.2-41.4 59 46.2 35.7-57.1
Other 31 9 40.0 21.7-61.6 3 7.6 2.1-24.4 19 52.3 32.3-71.7
AGE
18-44 22 10 42.9 23.0-65.4 6 26.5 11.9-49.2 6 30.5 13.4-55.5
45+ 124 24 21.5 14.1-31.3 26 24.3 15.6-35.7 74 54.3 43.6-64.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 12 19.7 10.7-33.6 9 17.6 7.4-36.5 46 62.6 46.6-76.3
Some College + 79 23 33.0 22.1-46.1 23 30.3 20.1-42.8 33 36.7 25.8-49.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 18 24.6 14.9-37.9 16 21.6 11.5-37.1 46 53.8 39.9-67.0
$50,000+ 45 13 30.6 18.0-47.1 13 32.7 19.5-49.4 19 36.6 23.0-52.7

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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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