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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Are YOU now doing any of the following to help lower or control your high blood pressure?

(Are you) exercising?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,446 3,007 68.3 66.1-70.5 1,439 31.7 29.5-33.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 845 599 69.6 64.3-74.4 246 30.4 25.6-35.7
GENDER
Male 243 184 72.3 62.6-80.2 59 27.7 19.8-37.4
Female 602 415 67.7 61.5-73.3 187 32.3 26.7-38.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 836 591 69.5 64.2-74.3 245 30.5 25.7-35.8
AGE
18-34 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 236 168 67.8 58.1-76.2 68 32.2 23.8-41.9
65-74 194 137 73.3 63.7-81.2 57 26.7 18.8-36.3
75+ 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 181 124 73.3 63.7-81.1 57 26.7 18.9-36.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 215 61.8 52.4-70.4 95 38.2 29.6-47.6
Some Post-H.S. 197 138 72.3 61.4-81.1 59 27.7 18.9-38.6
College Graduate 155 121 82.7 74.3-88.7 34 17.3 11.3-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 135 65.3 55.0-74.4 69 34.7 25.6-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 237 69.7 62.1-76.4 113 30.3 23.6-37.9
No 489 357 69.5 62.3-75.9 132 30.5 24.1-37.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 745 526 70.2 64.6-75.3 219 29.8 24.7-35.4

Back to Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*.

*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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