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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) change your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,427 2,910 69.8 67.6-71.8 1,517 30.2 28.2-32.4
-Eastern NC 1,243 862 73.3 69.1-77.1 381 26.7 22.9-30.9
GENDER
Male 425 311 76.0 69.1-81.8 114 24.0 18.2-30.9
Female 818 551 70.7 65.6-75.4 267 29.3 24.6-34.4
RACE
White 786 501 68.5 63.1-73.5 285 31.5 26.5-36.9
African American 339 273 80.7 72.8-86.8 66 19.3 13.2-27.2
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,201 834 73.1 68.8-77.0 367 26.9 23.0-31.2
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 274 218 81.1 73.6-86.9 56 18.9 13.1-26.4
55-64 326 258 83.8 77.5-88.6 68 16.2 11.4-22.5
65-74 324 212 65.6 57.8-72.6 112 34.4 27.4-42.2
75+ 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 163 75.5 64.2-84.1 63 24.5 15.9-35.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 427 302 71.3 64.0-77.7 125 28.7 22.3-36.0
Some Post-H.S. 312 222 77.8 70.5-83.7 90 22.2 16.3-29.5
College Graduate 275 174 65.6 56.4-73.9 101 34.4 26.1-43.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 157 75.0 65.0-82.8 64 25.0 17.2-35.0
$15,000- 24,999 226 161 74.8 63.2-83.7 65 25.2 16.3-36.8
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 283 206 79.2 72.0-84.9 77 20.8 15.1-28.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 394 76.1 70.4-81.1 154 23.9 18.9-29.6
No 686 461 71.2 65.2-76.5 225 28.8 23.5-34.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 141 69.2 59.4-77.5 72 30.8 22.5-40.6
Non-Veteran 1,030 721 74.1 69.4-78.2 309 25.9 21.8-30.6

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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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