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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) changing your eating habits?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,438 3,381 78.6 76.6-80.5 1,057 21.4 19.5-23.4
GENDER
Male 1,662 1,251 78.2 74.7-81.3 411 21.8 18.7-25.3
Female 2,776 2,130 79.0 76.7-81.1 646 21.0 18.9-23.3
RACE
White 3,353 2,458 75.6 73.2-77.9 895 24.4 22.1-26.8
African American 844 727 86.6 82.5-89.9 117 13.4 10.1-17.5
Native American 113 97 88.1 76.1-94.5 16 11.9 5.5-23.9
Other Minorities 102 79 82.5 70.1-90.5 23 17.5 9.5-29.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,309 3,286 79.0 77.0-80.8 1,023 21.0 19.2-23.0
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 268 214 82.2 75.3-87.5 54 17.8 12.5-24.7
45-54 698 573 85.8 81.5-89.3 125 14.2 10.7-18.5
55-64 1,120 899 80.6 76.8-83.8 221 19.4 16.2-23.2
65-74 1,198 904 75.7 72.0-79.1 294 24.3 20.9-28.0
75+ 1,005 669 67.4 62.9-71.7 336 32.6 28.3-37.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 713 533 78.3 73.8-82.3 180 21.7 17.7-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,469 1,126 77.3 73.5-80.6 343 22.7 19.4-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,127 858 79.8 75.6-83.4 269 20.2 16.6-24.4
College Graduate 1,119 857 79.3 75.7-82.4 262 20.7 17.6-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 536 81.4 76.7-85.2 140 18.6 14.8-23.3
$15,000- 24,999 848 648 77.8 72.7-82.3 200 22.2 17.7-27.3
$25,000- 34,999 462 345 79.2 73.3-84.1 117 20.8 15.9-26.7
$35,000- 49,999 553 432 82.5 77.6-86.4 121 17.5 13.6-22.4
$50,000-74,999 463 355 79.5 72.8-84.9 108 20.5 15.1-27.2
$75,000+ 601 457 78.7 73.0-83.5 144 21.3 16.5-27.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,907 1,469 79.2 76.2-81.9 438 20.8 18.1-23.8
No 2,505 1,894 78.2 75.5-80.7 611 21.8 19.3-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 746 543 75.5 70.7-79.8 203 24.5 20.2-29.3
Non-Veteran 3,691 2,837 79.2 76.9-81.2 854 20.8 18.8-23.1

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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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