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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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?

(Ever advised you to) 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 4,442 787 22.1 20.0-24.3 1,261 29.7 27.5-32.0 2,394 48.2 45.8-50.6
-Eastern NC 1,249 204 23.2 19.0-28.0 313 27.4 23.3-31.8 732 49.4 44.8-54.1
GENDER
Male 424 102 34.2 26.8-42.3 132 31.1 24.6-38.6 190 34.7 28.4-41.6
Female 825 102 13.2 9.8-17.7 181 23.9 19.3-29.2 542 62.9 57.2-68.2
RACE
White 790 125 22.6 17.6-28.7 226 31.2 25.9-36.9 439 46.2 40.6-51.9
African American 341 65 25.2 17.5-34.9 61 19.8 13.9-27.4 215 55.0 46.0-63.6
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,207 196 23.0 18.7-27.9 306 27.6 23.5-32.1 705 49.4 44.7-54.1
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 274 78 34.7 26.2-44.2 71 29.6 21.7-39.0 125 35.8 27.8-44.5
55-64 325 59 21.5 15.4-29.3 87 23.2 17.2-30.6 179 55.2 47.0-63.2
65-74 325 39 11.1 7.3-16.6 83 30.6 23.7-38.6 203 58.3 50.3-65.8
75+ 281 *** *** *** 56 19.8 12.5-29.8 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 22 16.0 8.3-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 74 23.8 17.2-32.0 89 20.7 15.3-27.3 265 55.5 47.7-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 311 61 29.6 21.4-39.4 82 27.5 20.2-36.1 168 42.9 34.5-51.8
College Graduate 276 47 19.6 11.9-30.5 114 46.2 37.0-55.7 115 34.2 26.3-43.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 29 13.9 7.5-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 228 *** *** *** 39 21.2 13.0-32.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 33 22.3 14.4-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 282 61 32.5 23.0-43.7 115 36.4 27.8-45.9 106 31.1 23.2-40.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 549 85 21.0 15.3-28.1 113 22.5 17.3-28.7 351 56.5 49.6-63.2
No 690 118 24.7 19.1-31.4 200 30.9 25.3-37.2 372 44.4 38.3-50.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 45 27.1 19.1-36.9 71 30.2 22.2-39.8 97 42.7 33.5-52.4
Non-Veteran 1,036 159 22.4 17.7-28.0 242 26.8 22.3-31.8 635 50.8 45.5-56.0

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*Asked only of those who report having high blood pressure

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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