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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 845 176 22.4 18.1-27.4 159 22.5 18.1-27.6 510 55.1 49.6-60.5
GENDER
Male 243 71 29.8 21.7-39.3 58 26.1 18.4-35.6 114 44.1 34.9-53.8
Female 602 105 16.9 12.8-21.9 101 19.8 15.2-25.5 396 63.3 57.0-69.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 836 175 22.7 18.3-27.7 158 22.8 18.4-28.0 503 54.5 49.0-59.9
AGE
18-34 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 178 53 25.6 17.5-35.9 45 24.6 16.5-35.1 *** *** ***
55-64 236 45 18.7 12.7-26.6 46 19.3 11.9-29.8 145 62.0 51.9-71.1
65-74 194 32 15.6 9.9-23.5 26 15.3 9.1-24.6 136 69.1 58.9-77.8
75+ 134 15 7.8 4.1-14.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 25 10.3 6.3-16.5 19 16.9 9.6-28.1 137 72.7 61.9-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 65 23.1 16.5-31.4 50 18.6 12.8-26.3 195 58.3 49.3-66.8
Some Post-H.S. 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 155 36 21.7 14.1-31.8 41 29.6 20.4-40.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 37 16.4 10.3-25.0 27 21.7 13.3-33.3 140 61.9 51.1-71.7
$15,000- 24,999 191 37 19.5 12.4-29.2 34 18.4 11.5-28.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 70 18.4 13.2-25.0 40 13.1 7.8-21.2 240 68.5 60.2-75.8
No 489 106 24.9 19.0-31.8 118 27.9 21.9-34.8 265 47.2 40.1-54.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** 21 18.4 10.2-30.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 745 143 21.2 16.6-26.7 138 23.1 18.3-28.7 464 55.7 49.7-61.5

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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