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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 4,414 3,484 80.6 78.6-82.4 930 19.4 17.6-21.4
-Eastern NC 1,238 962 79.5 75.7-82.9 276 20.5 17.1-24.3
GENDER
Male 422 332 81.2 75.0-86.1 90 18.8 13.9-25.0
Female 816 630 78.0 73.0-82.4 186 22.0 17.6-27.0
RACE
White 781 591 78.4 73.5-82.5 190 21.6 17.5-26.5
African American 339 276 82.2 74.9-87.7 63 17.8 12.3-25.1
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,197 932 79.3 75.4-82.8 265 20.7 17.2-24.6
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 272 231 87.3 80.5-91.9 41 12.7 8.1-19.5
55-64 324 272 83.3 76.4-88.4 52 16.7 11.6-23.6
65-74 321 252 77.5 70.0-83.5 69 22.5 16.5-30.0
75+ 277 175 67.9 58.2-76.3 102 32.1 23.7-41.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 167 80.3 71.2-87.1 62 19.7 12.9-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 332 76.6 69.5-82.6 91 23.4 17.4-30.5
Some Post-H.S. 311 254 83.2 75.8-88.6 57 16.8 11.4-24.2
College Graduate 272 207 77.9 69.3-84.7 65 22.1 15.3-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 159 71.9 61.2-80.6 63 28.1 19.4-38.8
$15,000- 24,999 226 178 78.6 68.3-86.2 48 21.4 13.8-31.7
$25,000- 34,999 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 282 231 86.8 80.6-91.3 51 13.2 8.7-19.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 543 436 79.9 74.3-84.6 107 20.1 15.4-25.7
No 685 518 79.1 73.7-83.6 167 20.9 16.4-26.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 212 161 74.2 64.0-82.4 51 25.8 17.6-36.0
Non-Veteran 1,026 801 80.6 76.4-84.2 225 19.4 15.8-23.6

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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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