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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 Do not use salt
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,452 3,392 77.6 75.6-79.5 573 11.7 10.4-13.2 487 10.6 9.2-12.2
-Eastern NC 1,250 956 76.3 72.0-80.0 151 11.9 9.1-15.3 143 11.9 9.1-15.3
GENDER
Male 427 329 76.6 69.5-82.4 54 11.7 7.8-17.1 44 11.8 7.5-17.9
Female 823 627 76.0 70.7-80.6 97 12.0 8.6-16.7 99 12.0 8.9-16.0
RACE
White 792 583 74.0 68.4-78.8 120 14.4 10.8-19.0 89 11.6 8.2-16.2
African American 340 277 80.8 73.4-86.5 17 5.2 2.6-10.2 46 14.0 9.2-20.8
Other minorities 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,208 924 76.0 71.6-79.8 145 12.1 9.3-15.6 139 12.0 9.2-15.5
AGE
18-34 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 274 221 76.5 67.0-83.9 32 12.0 7.0-19.9 21 11.5 6.3-20.1
55-64 327 256 75.5 67.6-82.1 34 11.6 7.2-18.3 37 12.8 8.1-19.7
65-74 325 246 75.6 67.9-81.9 37 10.6 6.6-16.6 42 13.8 9.0-20.6
75+ 280 199 77.0 69.2-83.4 40 9.8 6.3-14.8 41 13.2 8.5-20.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 *** *** *** 24 11.3 5.4-22.3 39 17.4 9.9-28.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 339 77.6 70.7-83.2 50 10.6 6.9-15.9 39 11.9 7.7-17.8
Some Post-H.S. 313 233 77.8 70.0-84.0 43 12.4 7.7-19.4 37 9.8 6.1-15.5
College Graduate 274 212 77.4 68.8-84.1 34 14.9 9.2-23.1 28 7.8 4.5-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 178 75.6 64.4-84.2 18 11.6 5.4-23.0 27 12.8 7.3-21.5
$15,000- 24,999 227 *** *** *** 27 16.1 8.9-27.3 35 17.4 10.3-27.7
$25,000- 34,999 121 98 87.5 78.8-92.9 15 8.1 3.9-15.8 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 164 124 77.2 65.6-85.7 25 8.6 4.7-15.3 15 14.2 7.1-26.3
$50,000+ 281 216 79.1 70.9-85.5 41 14.7 9.3-22.6 24 6.2 3.5-10.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 551 437 77.9 71.6-83.2 48 10.6 6.8-16.3 66 11.5 7.8-16.5
No 689 512 75.2 69.4-80.3 103 12.8 9.3-17.5 74 11.9 8.2-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 161 79.4 70.3-86.3 29 9.2 4.7-17.2 24 11.4 6.6-18.9
Non-Veteran 1,036 795 75.6 70.8-79.9 122 12.4 9.3-16.3 119 12.0 8.9-15.9

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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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