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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Actions to Control High Blood Pressure*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,446 3,007 68.3 66.1-70.5 1,439 31.7 29.5-33.9
GENDER
Male 1,663 1,199 72.2 68.6-75.5 464 27.8 24.5-31.4
Female 2,783 1,808 64.7 61.9-67.4 975 35.3 32.6-38.1
RACE
White 3,361 2,252 68.2 65.6-70.6 1,109 31.8 29.4-34.4
African American 845 599 69.6 64.3-74.4 246 30.4 25.6-35.7
Native American 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,315 2,933 68.7 66.5-70.9 1,382 31.3 29.1-33.5
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 270 186 69.2 61.4-76.1 84 30.8 23.9-38.6
45-54 697 467 71.4 66.0-76.2 230 28.6 23.8-34.0
55-64 1,120 751 66.3 62.1-70.3 369 33.7 29.7-37.9
65-74 1,202 845 71.1 67.1-74.7 357 28.9 25.3-32.9
75+ 1,009 656 65.2 60.6-69.5 353 34.8 30.5-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 712 449 65.8 60.2-70.9 263 34.2 29.1-39.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,472 946 63.2 59.0-67.2 526 36.8 32.8-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,127 745 69.4 65.2-73.4 382 30.6 26.6-34.8
College Graduate 1,125 860 78.1 74.4-81.4 265 21.9 18.6-25.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 416 62.6 56.9-68.1 260 37.4 31.9-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 850 565 64.0 58.1-69.5 285 36.0 30.5-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 463 306 67.6 60.9-73.6 157 32.4 26.4-39.1
$35,000- 49,999 558 388 64.1 57.4-70.3 170 35.9 29.7-42.6
$50,000-74,999 461 326 73.9 67.6-79.3 135 26.1 20.7-32.4
$75,000+ 603 462 80.6 76.1-84.4 141 19.4 15.6-23.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,911 1,153 61.7 58.2-65.1 758 38.3 34.9-41.8
No 2,509 1,834 72.6 69.7-75.3 675 27.4 24.7-30.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 750 526 69.4 64.4-74.0 224 30.6 26.0-35.6
Non-Veteran 3,695 2,480 68.1 65.6-70.5 1,215 31.9 29.5-34.4

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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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