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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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

(Are you) reducing your 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 4,456 911 24.9 22.8-27.1 724 17.4 15.6-19.3 2,821 57.7 55.3-60.1
GENDER
Male 1,665 468 32.3 28.8-36.1 359 21.6 18.5-25.0 838 46.1 42.2-50.0
Female 2,791 443 18.0 15.7-20.5 365 13.5 11.6-15.6 1,983 68.5 65.7-71.2
RACE
White 3,370 694 25.5 23.1-28.2 617 19.1 17.0-21.3 2,059 55.4 52.6-58.1
African American 846 176 24.6 20.1-29.7 84 12.9 9.2-17.7 586 62.5 56.9-67.8
Native American 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,324 886 25.0 22.9-27.3 711 17.6 15.8-19.6 2,727 57.3 54.9-59.8
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 269 79 31.2 24.0-39.5 64 26.5 19.7-34.5 126 42.3 34.4-50.6
45-54 700 220 31.1 26.2-36.5 107 17.6 13.5-22.7 373 51.3 45.5-57.0
55-64 1,120 278 30.5 26.2-35.2 172 13.2 10.9-15.9 670 56.3 51.8-60.7
65-74 1,201 198 16.1 13.4-19.1 208 18.4 15.4-21.9 795 65.5 61.5-69.3
75+ 1,017 93 8.8 6.6-11.7 149 13.6 10.5-17.5 775 77.6 73.3-81.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 84 14.8 10.9-19.7 58 12.7 9.0-17.7 576 72.5 66.6-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,473 279 23.9 20.4-27.8 134 9.5 7.3-12.2 1,060 66.7 62.5-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,131 253 28.8 24.5-33.5 197 20.1 16.3-24.5 681 51.1 46.4-55.9
College Graduate 1,124 293 30.7 26.5-35.3 334 31.8 27.9-35.9 497 37.5 33.5-41.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 679 98 18.2 13.8-23.6 62 12.9 8.9-18.4 519 68.9 62.7-74.5
$15,000- 24,999 853 142 22.1 17.3-27.7 78 9.4 6.7-13.2 633 68.5 62.6-73.8
$25,000- 34,999 462 107 29.4 23.0-36.8 57 10.9 7.4-15.7 298 59.7 52.4-66.6
$35,000- 49,999 557 141 26.5 21.1-32.7 84 19.3 14.1-25.7 332 54.3 47.6-60.8
$50,000-74,999 461 119 33.4 26.2-41.5 119 22.1 16.6-28.7 223 44.6 37.2-52.2
$75,000+ 604 178 31.6 26.2-37.6 211 36.9 30.9-43.3 215 31.5 26.3-37.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,915 336 21.5 18.4-24.9 232 13.4 11.1-16.1 1,347 65.2 61.5-68.7
No 2,515 573 27.3 24.5-30.3 488 20.0 17.5-22.7 1,454 52.7 49.5-55.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 749 201 30.6 25.8-35.9 153 19.6 15.8-24.1 395 49.7 44.4-55.1
Non-Veteran 3,706 710 23.8 21.5-26.3 571 17.0 15.0-19.2 2,425 59.2 56.5-61.9

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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).

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