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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,438 3,381 78.6 76.6-80.5 1,057 21.4 19.5-23.4
-Eastern NC 1,247 975 79.9 76.1-83.2 272 20.1 16.8-23.9
GENDER
Male 424 341 83.3 77.2-88.0 83 16.7 12.0-22.8
Female 823 634 76.8 71.8-81.2 189 23.2 18.8-28.2
RACE
White 788 584 77.3 72.5-81.4 204 22.7 18.6-27.5
African American 341 293 84.4 76.2-90.1 48 15.6 9.9-23.8
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,205 946 80.3 76.4-83.6 259 19.7 16.4-23.6
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 275 229 86.6 79.5-91.5 46 13.4 8.5-20.5
55-64 326 266 82.1 74.5-87.8 60 17.9 12.2-25.5
65-74 325 259 78.7 71.6-84.3 66 21.3 15.7-28.4
75+ 277 188 69.7 60.1-77.8 89 30.3 22.2-39.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 182 85.9 78.7-91.0 50 14.1 9.0-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 335 75.6 68.2-81.7 93 24.4 18.3-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 314 246 80.9 73.1-86.9 68 19.1 13.1-26.9
College Graduate 270 209 79.3 71.1-85.7 61 20.7 14.3-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 186 85.1 76.7-90.9 36 14.9 9.1-23.3
$15,000- 24,999 225 178 78.9 69.0-86.3 47 21.1 13.7-31.0
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 163 126 80.7 69.5-88.5 37 19.3 11.5-30.5
$50,000+ 283 220 80.7 72.0-87.1 63 19.3 12.9-28.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 548 451 81.5 75.7-86.2 97 18.5 13.8-24.3
No 689 516 78.7 73.4-83.1 173 21.3 16.9-26.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 213 160 78.4 68.9-85.6 53 21.6 14.4-31.1
Non-Veteran 1,034 815 80.2 75.9-83.8 219 19.8 16.2-24.1

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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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