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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 1,658 428 30.0 26.4-33.9 561 34.0 30.4-37.8 669 36.0 32.4-39.7
Female 2,784 359 14.8 12.7-17.1 700 25.7 23.2-28.4 1,725 59.5 56.6-62.4
RACE
White 3,356 569 22.2 19.7-24.8 1,045 31.8 29.2-34.4 1,742 46.1 43.4-48.8
African American 845 176 22.4 18.1-27.4 159 22.5 18.1-27.6 510 55.1 49.6-60.5
Native American 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,311 764 21.8 19.8-24.1 1,232 29.9 27.7-32.2 2,315 48.2 45.8-50.7
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 270 83 32.0 24.7-40.2 87 32.2 25.1-40.4 100 35.8 28.2-44.1
45-54 698 177 26.5 21.8-31.8 212 34.1 28.7-40.0 309 39.4 34.0-45.0
55-64 1,115 240 24.8 21.0-29.0 327 27.6 23.8-31.7 548 47.6 43.2-52.1
65-74 1,199 169 14.9 12.0-18.3 349 28.8 25.3-32.5 681 56.3 52.1-60.4
75+ 1,011 86 9.2 6.2-13.5 236 22.4 18.5-26.9 689 68.4 63.3-73.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 715 97 17.0 12.9-22.1 112 20.6 15.9-26.4 506 62.3 56.3-68.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,466 263 22.2 18.8-26.1 300 21.8 18.6-25.5 903 56.0 51.7-60.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,126 217 25.1 20.9-29.9 349 34.3 29.9-39.1 560 40.5 36.2-45.1
College Graduate 1,125 210 22.1 18.3-26.5 497 45.1 40.8-49.5 418 32.8 28.9-36.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 111 17.9 13.6-23.0 119 20.9 16.1-26.8 446 61.2 55.1-67.0
$15,000- 24,999 850 137 20.9 16.0-26.8 172 22.5 17.9-27.9 541 56.6 50.6-62.5
$25,000- 34,999 462 101 26.1 20.1-33.0 119 28.4 22.1-35.8 242 45.5 38.6-52.6
$35,000- 49,999 557 110 23.8 18.7-29.6 175 33.1 26.9-39.9 272 43.2 36.9-49.7
$50,000-74,999 463 108 28.5 21.7-36.4 164 32.9 26.3-40.3 191 38.6 31.6-46.1
$75,000+ 601 121 24.3 18.9-30.7 307 51.3 45.1-57.5 173 24.3 19.9-29.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,910 317 19.5 16.6-22.7 451 24.2 21.1-27.5 1,142 56.3 52.7-60.0
No 2,506 468 23.9 21.1-27.0 803 33.3 30.4-36.5 1,235 42.8 39.7-45.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 747 180 28.4 23.6-33.8 254 32.9 28.1-38.0 313 38.7 33.7-43.9
Non-Veteran 3,694 606 20.9 18.6-23.3 1,007 29.1 26.7-31.7 2,081 50.0 47.4-52.7

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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).

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